Current Civilian Instructor for OPP Mobile Surveillance courses.
Retired as a Detective Sergeant after serving 30 years as an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer.
Spent 25 years as a Detective working high-profile and sensitive criminal investigations (terrorism, homicides, criminal organizations, international drug and gun trafficking).
Promoted in 2015 to the Rank of Detective Sergeant in the Physical Surveillance Unit. In 2017 was Acting Detective Staff Sergeant for all Field Intelligence Units within Ontario.
Trained in police response to active shooters.
Has interviewed an active shooter survivor.
Instructed at the Ontario Police College and OPP Academy on Drug Enforcement, Criminal Investigation and Physical Surveillance courses.
Domestic and International experience identifying radicalization risk, attack mitigation strategies, and proper response during and after an attack
Trained undercover police officer with extensive experience working covert investigations using creative solutions for operational challenges.
Selected by the OPP to conduct a tactical review of the Physical Surveillance Unit’s ability to manage high-risk terrorism suspects and suicide bombers. After interviewing specialized law enforcement personnel from Canada and Britain, authored a report outlining recommendations for enhanced training and equipment related to terrorism.
The only OPP officer to participate in a 4-day counter-terrorism exercise in England designed to test the inter-operability of all specialized police units and military Special Forces.
Maintains relationships with current domestic and international specialists in the field of terrorism. Attended Police Academy’s in Czech Republic, the Ukraine and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism in Israel to discuss training, terrorism and active shooters.
Combined terrorism and active shooter academic research with personal experiences related to terrorism investigations and criminal behaviours. Created educational material applicable to any environment or workplace. Training focuses on prevention, preparation and response.
Guest lectures at George Brown College’s (Toronto) terrorism courses.
ASIS Toronto Chapter Law Enforcement Committee Chairperson responsible for enhancing relationships between private security and law enforcement.
Traveled to over 25 countries.
Length and content tailored to client requirements.