Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Tampa, 1979.
With Houston division Corpus Christi Resident Agency Federal Bureau of Investigation, investigator terrorism, narcotics and violent crimes Houston. Bomb technician Houston Special Weapons And Tactics team. With Bomb Data Center Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1992—1994, with violent crimes/fugitive unit, 1994—1996, member violent crimes squad Phoenix, 1996—2002, assistant special agent in charge Chicago Field Office, 2002—2003, deputy assistant director Office Professional Responsibility, 2003—2005, deputy assistant director for administrative services disvn.
Office Professional Responsibility, special agent in charge crime operations Los Angeles Field Office, 2005—2006, special agent in charge crime operations Philadelphia Field Office, 2006—2007. Superintendent Chicago Police Department, since 2008. Second lieutenant explosive ordnance disposal United States Army, retired United States Army, 1984.