Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, University Tennessee, Martin, 1977.
Chief of police City of Bolivar, Tennessee. Chief investigator Fayette County Sheriff' General’ s Office. Trooper Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Criminal investigator Office of District Attorney, 29th Judicial District Tennessee. Sheriff Dyer County, 1994—2010. United States marshal (western district) Tennessee United States Marshals Service, United States Department Justice, Memphis, since 2010.