FIELDS OF SPECIALTY: Fire origin and cause investigation, post explosion investigations, fire code investigations, insurance claims, accidental or fraud.
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Fire Investigation Division, Trident Engineering Associates, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland. Specializing in fire origin and cause investigations and post blast explosion investigations.
- Fire Investigator, Trident Engineering (December 2012-Present)
- Arson Unit reclassified as Arson Team, Detective/Primary Investigator (2011)
- Detective Criminal Investigative Division-Property Unit & Arson Unit (2005-Present)
- Detective Criminal Investigative Division-Robbery Squad (2005-Present)
- Investigate all commercial armed robberies and kidnappings
- Community Drug Violence Interdiction Team (1996-2003)
- Investigate street level drug dealers/violent crimes
- Investigative Services Unit Plain Clothes (1992-1996)
- Investigating street level criminal complaints
- Baltimore County Police Department- Patrol (1987-1992)
- Uniform Patrol/Criminal Investigation
- Fire Arson Training – A.T.F.
- Electrical Fire Investigations and Investigative Techniques
- Advanced Explosive Investigative Techniques – A.T.F.
- Auto Arson Training, MD/DC Anti-Theft Committee
- Financial Aspects of Arson Investigations, A.T.F. Forensic Auditors
- Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, I.A.A.I. – MFEIA
- Vehicle Fire, Arson & Explosive Investigation Science & Technology
- Fire Arson Investigation (National Fire Academy)
- Hazardous Materials Technician Level – BcoFD
- Fire Investigation and the Firefighter – BcoFD
- Fire and Explosive Investigation for the Patrol Officer – BcoFD
- Critical Thinking and Analysis for Fire Origin Determination
- Covert Investigator’s Training – BcoFD
- Fire Investigation and the Firefighter
- Baltimore County Police Academy, Towson, Maryland
- Milford Mill Senior High School, Baltimore, Maryland, Graduated Class of 1984
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
- Certified Fire Investigator, I.A.A.I.
- Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, N.A.F.I.
- Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator N.A.F.I.
- Maryland Fire Explosive Investigators Association I.A.A.I.-Local (Active)
- International Association of Arson Investigators (Active)
- National Association of Fire Investigators (Active)
- Pikesville Volunteer Fire Department (1984-Current)
- Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department (2009-Current)