Jeff was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado and is a 3rd generation Colorado native. He has served the people of Colorado as a police officer for nearly three decades. Jeff graduated from the Aims Community College Police Academy in August 1993 with honors, and got his first job shortly thereafter as a patrol officer for the Town of LaSalle Police Department in Weld County. He worked for the Town of LaSalle for a little over a year, and then joined the City of Evans Police Department where he worked for nearly three years as both a Patrol Officer and Detective. It was in the Town of LaSalle and the City of Evans where he learned the true meaning of community policing, and how to provide effective law enforcement services to smaller, diverse communities.
Justice Administration. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and the International Association of Chiefs of Police Leadership for Police Organizations program. Additionally, he has hundreds of hours of specialized law enforcement training in all aspects of law, criminal investigation and process, leadership, management and public safety.
Jeff currently serves as the Chair of the Aims Community College Police Academy Advisory Board, and is a current member of the City of Loveland Planning Commission, the Thompson School District Master Planning Committee, the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training North Central Region Training Board, the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police and the County Sheriffs of Colorado. He also serves as a Precinct Committee Person for the Larimer County Republican Party and attends Good Shepherd Church in Loveland. He and his family are fosters for Big Bones Canine Rescue. Jeff is a member of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 63, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the National Rifle Association.