San Francisco Police Department, ret.
Mounted Unit, Master Instructor
Certification at 17 different mounted patrol courses throughout North America, including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy in Ottawa, Canada.
Lead instructor for the P.O.S.T. Annual Advanced Mounted Patrol Training Course in Sacramento, California, the California Mounted Officer's Association (CMOA) statewide training and the National Park Service Mounted Patrol Training Course - Yosemite, California.
Four time Grand National Rodeo Champion (Professional Color Guard Competition)Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA.
Winner - 12th Annual International Police Equestrian Competition (Uniform Class - formal officer, tack and horse) Montgomery County, Maryland.
1995 Officer of the Year, California Mounted Officer's Association.
Mounted law enforcement Olympic security/ceremonial assignment for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad, Atlanta, GA
Graduate of the P.O.S.T. Master Instructor Development Program (1996 - 1997).
two major strengths of a mounted patrol unit are crowd control and public
relations. Throughout history, mounted (military/cavalry/law enforcement)
units have fulfilled the tasks of performing the formal ceremonies for
their specific organizations that they represent."Stan