Ron was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, and has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience. Ron first worked as a reserve officer for the Provo, Utah, Police Department, then as a reserve officer for the Springville, Utah, Police Department. Ron hired on as a full time officer with St. George PD in 1994, where he had been a member of the SWAT Team until he was promoted to the Investigations Division, where he worked for more than seven years before hiring on with DSU as the Assistant Director of Campus Police in 2008.
Ron earned his Associate Degree from Dixie State and currently holds a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice. Ron is a certified EMT; Drug Identification Tech; and Voice Stress Analysis technician. As an Investigator for SGPD Ron specialized in crimes against children and worked as a member of the FBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Ron is currently a Field Investigator for the Utah Medical Examiner’s Office and a seven-year member of the IHC Hospital Security staff.