Student, Bethel College, St. Paul, 1975. Student, Chadron State College, 1976. Bachelor of Science, International University, Independence, Missouri, 1990.
Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 1991. Postgraduate in Business Administration, Chadwick University.
Police officer, Chadron (Nebraska) Police, 1976-1978;
state patrolman, Wyoming State Highway Patrol, Rock Springs, Wyoming, 1978-1979;
deputy sheriff, Converse County Sheriff' General’ s Office, Douglas, Wyoming, 1980-1981;
police officer, Douglas Police, 1981-1982;
patrol division supervisor, Douglas Police, 1982-1987;
chief of police, Powell (Wyoming) Police, since 1987. Board directors Northwest Drug Enforcement Team, 1988-1996. Member of advisory board Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, 1989-1995.
Member Park County Child ProtectionTeam, Cody, Powell, since 1989.
Board directors Christian Broadcasting Inc., Douglas, 1984-1987. Member Powell Drug/Alcohol Council, 1987-1989. Member International Association Chiefs of Police, Wyoming Association Sheriffs and Chiefs (president since 1997), Wyoming Peace Officers Association, Northwest Peace Officers.
Married Mary Beth Brown, August 14, 1976. Children: Christopher, Sarah, Rebekah.