I am a retired Sergeant from the New York City Police Department with more than twenty years experience in areas that include:
- law enforcement
- teaching law and physical education at the Police Academy
- serving as Assistant Chairman of the Law Department at the Police Academy and Commanding Officer of Instructor Development
- serving as Community Affairs-DARE supervisor
- instructing inner city children on drug and gang resistance
I developed and coordinated a citywide summer Youth Police Academy for 1000 middle school and high school students. I also worked in the Police Commissioner's Office of Management and Planning Data Integrity Unit monitoring citywide precinct complaint reporting.
For the past 15 years, I have been teaching Adaptive Physical Education K-12 for Longmeadow Public Schools. In this role, I adapt the physical education curriculum to meet the needs of the child, gross motor assess students, and attend individualized educational planning meetings with parents and staff.
I have also taught as an adjunct professor at John Jay College, Lehman College in New York City, the University of Connecticut, Springfield College as well as at Bay Path University.
I enjoy interacting with students - sharing my knowledge and experiences with them as well as learning from them.