The 2018 Jacksonville Landing Tragedy
Mike graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 1998 and a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice in 1999.
After graduating, he started his career in the private sector in Corporate Loss Prevention and Internal Theft Investigations. Mike then followed his passion and joined the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 2008. Mike worked in road patrol as an Officer and then as a Detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, Internal Affairs, and Homicide. Mike is also a member of the Hostage Negotiations Team and Critical Stress Management Team.
Mike has been married for 15 years to his wife Becky and is a proud parent as well. Mike is a small group leader and very active in his local church.
Mike was on the primary Homicide Team that responded to the Jacksonville Landing immediately following the tragic shooting that occurred on Sunday, August 26th, 2018.