Party affiliation: Republican
Officer North Little Rock Police Department, 1963-1966, officer, 1968-1971, Arkansas State Police, 1966-1968, United States Marshal Service, 1971-1974. Director public safety University Arkansas Medical Sciences, 1974-1975. Chief of police City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, 1975-1979.
Director public safety State of Arkansas, 1979-1980. Sheriff Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1980-1984. Member 99th-101st Congresses from 2d Arkansas district, 1985—1990, House Select Committee on Children Youth and Families, 1989—1990.