From law enforcement officer to detective Spokane (Washington) County Sheriffs Office, 1972-1978. From patrol officer to sergeant Soldotna (Alaska) Police Department, 1978-1982, chief, 1982-1988. Deputy chief Anchorage (Alaska) Police Department, 1988-1997, chief, since 1997.
Board directors Alaska Native Justice Center. Past chairman Center Peninsula 911 Board. Member Governors Juvenile Justice Conference on Youth and Justice.
Criminal justice advisory board State of Alaska. Western states working group FBIs Criminal Justice Information Systems. Department representative Police Minority Relations Task Force.