Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, Bladen Community College, Dublin, North Carolina, 1995. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Mount Olive College, 1997.
Firefighter, Sandusky (Ohio) Fire Department, 1984-1986; police officer, Cary (North Carolina) Police Department, 1986-1994; deputy sheriff, Wake County Sheriff's Department, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1990-1994; chief of police, Bladenboro (North Carolina) Police Department, 1994-1996; chief of police, Norwood (North Carolina) Police Department, since 1996.
Board of directors Norwood (North Carolina) First Responders, since 1997. Member of law enforcement training advisory board Bladen Community College, Dublin, North Carolina, 1995-1996. Member of advisory board Cmty.
Corrections Alternatives, Elizabethtown, North Carolina, 1995-1996. Member training advisory board Wake Technology College, Raleigh, 1993. With United States Air Force, 1979-1982.
Member International Association Chiefs of Police, North Carolina Association Chiefs of Police, North Carolina Association Internal Affairs Investigators, Rotary, Kiwanis.
Married Shelby Jean Adkins, June 11, 1994. Children: Victoria Rose, Marshall William.