Energetic, motivated individual who relishes being in the service of others. Possess strong written and oral presentation skills, creative and analytical thinker, leader and problem solver with over 25 years of experience in various leadership capacities.
The Great Courses
- The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty – Prof. Daron Acemoglu – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty – Prof. Daron Acemoglu – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- An Economic History of the World since 1400 – Prof. Donald James Harreld – University of Minnesota
- Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems – Prof. Edward F. Stuart – Northeastern Illinois University
Contemporary Communications Technology Courses – Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)
May 1997 – Present
- Continually maintain and upgrade skills to keep current with cutting edge web / web security technologies
- Extensive and current web programming skills, including PHP, MySQL, Apache, WHM/cPanel server administration, CSS3, HTML5
- These courses are necessary to navigate security and evidentiary issues in today’s social media and web communications environments.
Ontario Police College, Canadian Police College, Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences
June 1997 – January 2009
- Extensive police education courses during police career covering all topics from Basic Constable Training Program to Computer Forensic Investigations, General Investigative Techniques and Sexual Assault Investigations.
- For full list of courses, see list provided at the end of this resume.
Carleton University – Cognitive Science – Year II
September 1996 – May 1997
- Participated in the “Artificial Intelligence” discipline of the Cognitive Science Program
- Was successfully recruited by the Ottawa Police prior to program completion
Algonquin College – Law and Security Administration
September 1993 – May 1995
- Elected class president 1993-1994
- Elected program student president 1994-1995
- Graduated from the program with Honours
Capital Sunrooms Corporation – Business Owner
November 2020 – Present
- Obtain clients through advertising, propose sunroom solutions
- Lead / coordinate teams to build sunrooms
- Liaise with designers, engineers and various trades (electrical, structural, HVAC etc).
Digital Promo Plus – Business Owner
May 2011 – Present
- Consult with clients on public relations, PR crisis management, advertising and
- Build websites and communications infrastructure for B2B and B2C clients.
- Programming / media asset creation / advertising deployment
Chargedefender Legal Services – Business Owner
May 2011 – February 2015
- Licenced Paralegal – Law Society of Upper Canada
- Provided client advocacy and representation from the defence point of view, including providing legal opinions in various legal scenarios.
- Conducted trials, appeals and Charter applications, successfully representing client interests.
- Formed and maintained positive relationships with other paralegals, lawyers, teaching staff (Algonquin College), prosecutors, judges, Justices of the Peace and other court staff.
Highway Enforcement Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.) – Sole Proprietor
January 2009 – February 2012
- Purchased a turn-key legal clinic assisting clients who were facing traffic charges.
- Saw a better way to deliver services to a larger market. Sold H.E.L.P. to pursue the design and development of TrafficTicket.TV
Ottawa Police – Police Officer
May 1997 – January 2009 (Chronology below starting from most recent)
- Sergeant 2008 – Central West District Supervisor
- Acting Sergeant 2007 – Central Division Supervisor
- Platoon officer – Central Division
- Major Case Management – Powercase Officer
- Central West Division District Officer
- High Tech Crime Unit Investigator
- General Assignment Detective
- District Traffic Motorcycle Officer
- Intoxilyzer Technician
- Police Diver
Police Education Courses Successfully Completed
- Active Killer Suppression – Active Suppression Roll and
Supervisory Roll – (OPS)
- General Investigative Techniques Investigators Course (OPC)
- Major Case Management (OPC)
- Sexual Assault Investigations Course (OPC, CFS)
- Criminal Intelligence Analysis Course (CPC)
- Computer Forensic Examiners Course (CPC)
- Internet Search Techniques Courses (X3)– Basic,
Intermediate and Advanced (CPC)
- Effective Presentation Course (OPS)
- Media Relations Course (OPS)
- Suicide Intervention Course (OPS)
- Radar and Laser Speed Detection Courses (OPS)
- Police Motorcycle Operators Course (OPS)
- Rescue Scuba Diver Course (PADI)
- Range Officer Safety Course (OPS)
- Canadian Firearms Safety Course (Civilian Version)
- Intoxilyzer Technician Course (CFS)
Police Professional Development Workshops
- Canadian Mission in Iraq – Arthur Kent presenting at the University of Ottawa
- Recognizing Armed Individuals Workshop – Ottawa Police
- The Bulletproof Mind / Killology – Lt. Col. David Grossman, US Army
- Gangs Workshop – Detective Tony Moreno, Los Angeles Police Department
- Motorcycle Gangs Intelligence Workshops – Ottawa Police Intelligence Section + Sûreté du Québec
- Tactical Motorcycle Operators Course – Fort Lauderdale Police Department
- North Hollywood Bank Robbery Shootout Debriefing – Los Angeles Police Department
- Pre-War Intelligence Analysis on Western Nations Participation in War in Iraq – CSIS
- International Criminal Investigative Best Practices Symposium – Ottawa Police
Formal Invitations as Guest and Keynote Speaker
- Parliament Hill – Senator Landon Pearson, Standing Committee on Child Trafficking (Keynote Speaker, referencing Project Escapade)
- Ottawa Carleton Elementary Teachers Federation (Keynote Speaker)
- Cybercrime Investigators Association (Keynote Speaker)
- Algonquin College – Network Security Administrators Course (Guest Speaker)
Volunteer Work 1993 – Present
(Chronology below starting from most recent)
- Courageous Citizen – Founder (2021 – Present).
- Police On Guard For Thee – Founding Member (2020 – Present).
- Royal Canadian Air Cadets – Chair – Squadron Sponsoring Committee (2020 – Present).
- Royal Canadian Air Cadets – Director – Squadron Sponsoring Committee (2019 – 2020).
- Ottawa Kiwanis TV Bingo Volunteer (2019 – Present).
- Pro-Bono Legal Assistance – Provide legal assistance in cases where the client has interesting or unusual case circumstances and does not have the funds to retain a legal professional. (2009 – 2015).
- Algonquin College Paralegal Program – Mock Trial Participant. Assist students as an experienced legal professional by participating in mock trials to enhance their educational program. (2011 – 2015).
- Algonquin College Paralegal Program – Field Placement Mentor. Assist students as an experienced legal professional by mentoring them through a work experience program. (2011 – 2015).
- Algonquin College Paralegal Program – Guest Speaker.
Provided students with anecdotes and experiences in being self-employed and running a legal practice. (2011 – 2015).
- Ottawa Mission – “The Big Pull” event organizer (2008).
- Immigrant and Visible Minorities Against Abuse – Police Outreach Volunteer (1997 – 2008).
- Algonquin College Law and Security Program – Ride along officer (1998-2001).
- CHEO (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario) Telethon volunteer (1998 – 1999).
Ottawa Police – Notebook Companion Organizer (1998 – 2009).
- H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everywhere) Beach Volleyball Tournament fundraiser volunteer (1996 – 1999).
- Blood Donor (1993 – Present).
Polish – Fluent – Read / Write
English – Fluent – Read / Write
French – Basic Functional – Read