Associate of Arts with high distinction, Mesa Community College, 1969. Bachelor with high distinction, Arizona State University, 1973.
Patrolman Mesa Police Department, Arizona, 1961—1969, sergeant, 1969—1973, lieutenant, 1973—1977, captain, 1977—1978, major, 1978—1980, assistant chief, 1980—1982, chief, from 1982. Member Arizona Criminal Justice Information Systems Board, Arizona, 1980—1982. President elect Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates, from 1985.
With United States Air Force, 1956-1960.
Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980—1982, treasurer, 1983. Member of Arizona Association Chiefs Police, Fraternal Order Police, Rotary.
Married JoDee Louise True, November 26, 1961. Children: Kevin, Brian, Troy, Brent.