Jeff is a native of Colorado Springs and comes from a law enforcement family. Both his father and uncle are retirees from the Colorado Springs Police Department and Jeff’s oldest son just entered the profession as well. Jeff’s law enforcement career began in the U.S. Army where he served as a Military Police Officer from 1992-1997 and garnered a strong background in special operations and traffic accident investigations.
Jeff has spent the past 20+ years with the Sheriff’s Office and has been fortunate to have served in several different assignments whether as a deputy, sergeant, lieutenant or commander. Those assignments have included patrol, traffic, investigations, K9, Crime Reduction Unit, Public Information Officer, SWAT and others. His time spent as the PIO was when our community experienced both the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest Fires, as well as the tragic murder of Department of Corrections Chief, Tom Clements.
Jeff has 4 children and 2 grandchildren and enjoys time with family and the outdoors when away from work; his children range in age from 12-21. He enjoys fitness and is an avid runner, along with his German Shorthaired Pointer, Gunner.
Jeff is a graduate of the 268th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.