Jordan Garza is a former corrections and police officer who has been in public service for 10 years. “I understand the physical and mental barriers of the veterans I work with. That has helped me with assessing their needs and educational and career goals,” he says. Read more about Jordan’s career.
Brian Meek has been a police officer for more than 24 years. “The most satisfying part of the job is making positive differences in people’s lives every day, regardless of whether or not this contribution is recognized or understood by others,” he says. Learn more about Brian’s police career.
Merritt Kearns has worked in fire and emergency services for the last 24 years. “A career in the fire service allows me to help people in my community during their time of need,” he says. Learn more about AMU faculty member Merritt Kearns and how his role as an educator allows him to help the next generation of firefighters.
Dena Weiss has worked in law enforcement for the past 25 years, specializing in crime scene investigation. “Those who have a passion for the forensic investigation aspect of criminal justice are drawn to the job because we want to help the victims and their families find closure,” she says. Read more about Dena’s long career as a crime scene investigator.
Daniel Hahn is the Emergency Management Plans Chief with Santa Rosa County in Florida and a faculty member at AMU teaching emergency and disaster management courses. “The best part of my job is figuring out how to communicate with the public. We need their help so our community can be ready for any type of disaster,” he says. Learn more about Daniel’s career.
Keith Graves has been a police officer for more than 28 years. “It’s imperative that every officer be the best he or she can be, so that citizens walk away with confidence in their government and their police departments,” he says. Learn about Keith’s career and why he thinks education is so important.
Mason Pooler has spent 17 years as a firefighter and paramedic. “Recently, we installed more than 350 smoke alarms in a neighborhood that has experienced the most fires in our city… Experiencing the gratitude of those families was amazing,” he says. Read more about Mason’s rewarding career as a firefighter.
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- Increasing Fire Safety for Children and Neighborhoods April 28, 2016
- Helping Veterans Overcome Obstacles After Service May 4, 2016
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- Crime Scene Investigators Are Essential to Helping Victims Find Justice May 2, 2016
- Emergency Manager Partners with the Public to Prepare for Disaster May 1, 2016