Bill began his military/ law enforcement career in 1976 with the U. S. Navy as an Aviation Anti-submarine Warfare Operator and later as an Armed Forces Police Officer in Subic Bay, Philippines. He spent six years with the Florida Department of Corrections as a Probation and Parole Officer, and in 1989 joined the U.S. Treasury Department's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as a Special Agent. Bill has worked as a Tactical Medic, surveillance specialist, and has served on several joint State and Federal task forces in Miami, FL and Salt Lake City, UT. In 1993 Bill began work as a Tactical Operations Officer covering Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Bill has been trained and worked in video and photographic surveillance, Title III intercept, and surreptitious video/audio "storefront ops”. Bill started and ran the ATF Denver Field Divisions Technical Operations Branch from 2008 to 2011, where he developed and deployed IP surveillance systems, " storefront operations”, and tracking systems for ATF in the Mountain West. Bill retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as Sr. Special Agent in 2011. Bill has a BS in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida. Bill joined the SVCI Tactical sales team in 2012 and is also a firearms instructor at the Park City Gun Club, in Park City, Utah.