Richard is a Law Enforcement officer with over 13 years of real world experience most of which have been in K9 and SWAT Operations. He has been involved in over 300 real world missions including an active shooter in 2013, which turned into a hostage situation, Richards actions during that critical incident were instrumental in the saving of 2 victims that were taken hostage by the shooter. Richard also has experience in undercover narcotics operations and holds several other instructor certifications in K9 applications.
Richard has received numerous awards including: multiple Combat Cross Awards for police involved shootings, Gold Medal of Valor Recipient, and a Medal of Heroism Award. Richard has also received several Officer of the Month and Officer of the Quarter Awards, and has received over 35 commendations through out his career for Meritorious Service.