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 proudly serves in 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 more than 22 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, and SWAT. 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. Some of his recent assignments have been as the Support Operations Division Commander and the commander of the Division of Professional Responsibility.
Jeff is married, and between his wife Julie Ann and him, they have 6 children and 5 grandkids. Jeff enjoys time with Julie Ann and family when away from work. He spends time in the outdoors, appreciates fitness and is an avid runner, along with their German Shorthaired Pointer, Gunner.
Jeff is a graduate of the 268th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.