SME:  Command Management, Program Administration, Investigation
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Area of Study:  Criminal Justice Administration

Joe retired from the California Highway Patrol at the rank of Captain after 33 years of service.  During the course of his career he served as a patrol officer, investigator, field supervisor, investigative supervisor, field operations and executive lieutenant and as a Section/Area Commander.  While assigned to CHP Headquarters as a Section Commander, Joe was responsible for program evaluations (air operations, drug interdiction, canine and other major programs), and managed the CHP’s Legal Coordination and Fiscal Audit units.  Joe was assigned as an Area Commander at three CHP field offices.  He earned a

Bachelor of Science Degree from San Diego State University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.  He has chaired several public safety associations including the San Diego County Investigator’s Association, the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Medical Services Agency Committee and the San Luis Obispo County Chief Law Enforcement Administrator’s Association.  Joe served as an Army infantryman during the Vietnam era and was assigned as an International Police Advisor at Habbaniyah, Iraq, and as the Lead Advisor/Mentor at the Al Kut Regional Training Center at Forward Operating Base Delta, Iraq. 
Joe offers extensive general law enforcement and management experience that will be applied to the classroom setting.  He is eager to parlay his practical knowledge into quality training for those police officers who strive to be acknowledged as true professionals in their field.