42 years in law enforcement and dealing with people. Open to new opportunities now. Licensed Private Investigator specializing in Elder Abuse
June 2012 to Present
CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL PERSONS BEING CONSIDERED TO BE A NEW HIRE WITH THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE. THIS INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO CONDUCTING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, NEIGHBORHOOD CHECKS, FINANCIAL CHECKS AND CONTACT WITH REFERENCES. COMPLETED PACKAGES ARE SENT TO ADMINISTRATION FOR A FINAL DECISION ON WHETHER OR NOT TO HIRE THE INDIVIDUAL.
October 2005 to June 2011
Assisted Adult Protective Services and other agencies in investigations of Elder Abuse and other Elder
Abuse Issues Provided training to law enforcement officers and mandated reporters in Fresno and
Madera County in Elder Abuse investigations. Prepared and conducted lecture to civic and senior groups on Elder Abuse and Fraud and Scams. Moderated California Elder Abuse Investigators list serve.
March 1997 to October 2005
Promoted to Detective working misdemeanor property crimes in March 1997. In 1998, created the departments first Elder Abuse Investigation Unit with the first official day of operation of March 29,
1999. Worked both financial and physical Elder Abuse cases with primary work load in financial Elder
Abuse cases. Worked a high case load with a high conviction rate on cases submitted for prosecution.
Was generally assigned any high profile cases that were presented to the department.
June 1971 to March 1997
patrolling all areas of Fresno and all shifts. Appointed to position of Acting Sergeant in patrol in 1995 for 1½ years. Patrol duties included investigations, traffic control, accident investigation, and crime scene preservation
working with people / power point presentations/ criminal investigations / supervise security operations / conduct background checks
POST certificates- basic/ intermediate and advanced
Each of the above certificates plus numerous additional certificates for training received during a 42 year career as a sworn law enforcement officer
Private Investigator / Qualified Manager License No: PI 28198
March 2013 to March 2015
Qualified Manager and owner of Elder Abuse Intervention Consultants
Licensed by State of California
Moderator of California Elder abuse investigators listserve on internet
2000 to Present
I am a moderator of the listserve that is restricted to individuals that are in law enforcement and involved in Elder Abuse Issues.
Director on Board of Directors of the Fresno Madera Agency on Aging
January 1999 to Present
Provide direction and actions of Executive Director of the Fresno Madera Area Agency on Aging. Board has final approval of multi million dollar budget every year.
PROFESSIONALISM: Proven ability to lead and build a team concept. Networking skills with other law enforcement agencies and non-law enforcement agencies in Elder Abuse matters.
COMMUNICATION: Excellent verbal/written communication in preparing and presenting presentations on Elder Abuse and frauds and scams. Guest Speaker/Lecturer at multiple outside onferences, symposiums and events.