Jim joined TRLMI after a very long and successful career in law enforcement at the San Diego Police Department. During his 35 years at SDPD, he worked most of the divisions. As a commanding officer, Jim supervised SWAT, Vice, Burglary, Robbery, Homicide, Southern Division, Personnel, K9, Horse Patrol, Air Support, Special Enforcement, Street Narcotics, Gangs, Field Operations, Traffic Division Motors, Eastern Division and Northern Division. Jim is a graduate of the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia. An expert marksman, Jim was inducted into the United States Police & Fire Games Hall of Fame in 2016. When he is not teaching, Jim enjoys long distance cycling, competitive shooting, carpentry, and spending time with his wife, two children, five grand children and eleven great grand children.