The Author served his State as a probation Officer for 32 years. His academic education includes a B.A. in Sociology and a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. In 1998 he was awarded “Detention Officer of the Year” by Maricopa county, Arizona. In 1999 he was awarded “Detention Officer of the Year” at the State of Arizona.
In other areas of his life, the Author Served in The United States Marine Corps, is licensed by the FAA as a “Commercial Pilot” and Is a Master Level Martial Artist in Kung Fu, Kenpo and T’ai Chi Chuan.
The author is very happily married and blessed with two sons, three daughters and many grandchildren.