Jeff began his law enforcement career in the military, serving as a Security Police Officer. Following four years of military service, he entered civilian law enforcement at the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office where he stayed full time for 15 years. Jeff had numerous assignments including, patrol, street crimes, beach/marine unit, investigations, sex offender unit, and gang intelligence. During his time with the Sheriff’s Office Jeff also spent six years assigned as a Task Force Officer for the US Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force based in Pensacola, FL. Jeff is now a full time Training Coordinator/Instructor for the police academy located on the Northwest Florida State College.
He is the co founder of Type A Solutions a training company focused on the needs of first responders and volunteers as a peer supporter for critical incident debriefings.
Jeff has received numerous awards for actions taken during an officer involved shooting where his partner was severely injured in the line of duty. The story was told in Hearts Beneath the Badge.
Jeff earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Troy University and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. He is currently a PhD student at Nova Southeastern University.
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