Associate of Arts in Law Enforcement, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Ohio University, 1979.
Patrol officer, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Police Department, 1979-1980; firefighter, City of East Cleveland, 1980; commander, East Cleveland Police Department, 1980-1994; commander, Cleveland Police Department, 1994-1995; chief of police, Cuyahoga Community College, since 1995. Member of advisory board Attorney General Law Enforcement Conference, since 1994, Cuyahoga Regional Information System.
President Cleveland chapter NOBLE, since 1989. Chairman training committee Mayor's Minority Recruitment Committee, 1997. Member Mayor's Black on Black Crime committee, 1997.
Member Formatting Objects Processor, IACP (Internatl. Association of Chief's Police), IACLEA (Internatl. Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrator) others.
Married Kimberly Joy Hawkins, October 7, 1992. Children: Joshua, Keturah, Valerie.