Retired Chief of Staff for the New Mexico Attorney General’s office. Worked on the creation of the first Government Corruption Division, legislation against child predators and human traffickers, as well as overseeing agency grants, budget review, hiring, and training. Additional projects include managing statewide education on internet predators, the dangers of methamphetamine, prescription drug issues in New Mexico, teen dating violence outreach, and education and legal services. Served as the liaison to the Joint Terrorism Task Force and New Mexico’s congressional delegation. Served 20 years and retired at the rank of detective from the Albuquerque Police Department. Served 30 years as a commissioned police officer. Held positions in the Violent Crimes Against Children Unit, Sexual Assault Unit, Property Crimes Unit, Auto Theft Unit, and Chief’s Staff.
Achievements I am Most Proud of:
We made history indicting his DNA. He is now serving a 276- year sentence. Achievements AGO; Oversight and establishment of the Attorney General’s Government Accountability Division.
Legislative initiatives: Child Solicitation by Computers Act passed during the 2007 State Legislature, Human Trafficking law enacted in 2008,
Congressional Collaboration: Formulation of a state-wide education and awareness campaign designed to deter the use and manufacturing of Methamphetamine for parents and teens. Expansion of the Internet Crimes Against Children Statewide Task Force. Anti-Money Laundering coordinated states effort. Development of Prescription Drug Disposal Take Back Program Guide.
Youth initiatives: Teen Dating Violence Grant which provided education to teachers and pregnant teens.