Honors & Awards

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Most Notable Honors & Awards

Freedom to Tell Truth Award - National Whistle Blowers Center, Washington, D.C. (November 2006)

United States Patent (October 17, 2000) #6,131,198 Concealable Tactical Body Armor Holster.

Outstanding Contribution Certificate, International Association of Chiefs of Police (for Police Shootings Seminars).

Attended United Nations Meetings (September 6-8, 2000) New York City. Invited by U.S. Ambassador (Ret.) F. Cook to market/ present armor technologies.

Oakland County Sheriff Department

Service Citation awarded for bravery while negotiating peaceful settlement to barricaded gunman case.

Community Participation Award for activity with youth program City of Rochester Hills.

Sheriff’s Special Unit Award awarded for work in Major Case Unit Narcotics Enforcement Team.

Sheriff’s Unit Citation and Medal awarded for “Special Response Team Service”.

Department Unit Citation and Medal awarded for double homicide investigation.

Departmental Safe Driving Citation and Medal

Special Event Citation and Medal awarded for serving as World Cup Soccer Hostage Negotiator.

Charlevoix Police Department

Department Citation awarded for emergency response during explosion.

Citations of Recognition awarded for outstanding training seminars:

  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Louisiana FBI National Academy
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police

St. Clair County Sheriff Department

Purple Heart Medal awarded for sustaining gunshot wounds while apprehending a suspect.

Valor Service Medal awarded for bravery in the line of duty.