Born and raised in Rockhill, Connecticut . . . Graduated from University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 1981 . . . Recruited by HPD after college graduation . . . Graduated from HPD Academy Class 106 in 1982 . . . HPOU Board Member since 1996 . . . Worked night shift patrol at Southeast until promotion to sergeant . . . Spent 10-plus years at Central Patrol (evenings) as a field training supervisor . . . Presently assigned to the Crime Reduction Unit . . . Married to Cynthia with two children, son Justin and daughter Jessica . . . Brother is a New York firefighter . . . Enjoys running and saltwater fishing.