Mark is a 29 year veteran police officer currently working as a police street and station supervisor in a busy police agency in a Metro-west suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.
He has personally experienced and suffered through the effects of critical incidents, trauma, the day in-day out grind of serving the public, the internal politics, and the perception of administrative betrayal and the scrutiny of our roles as public servants.
He is an advocate for peer counseling and professional emotional health counseling.
He is a volunteer police peer assistant to several regional C.I.S.M. teams. He is passionate about public safety health and emotional wellness including suicide prevention education.
He continues his training in health and emotional wellness training for public safety professionals.
He has secured grant funding for various public safety wellness training programs and policing initiatives within his agency and throughout Massachusetts.
He maintains an active network with various professionals and organizations throughout the U.S. and around the world.
He is a wellness writer for The New England Police Benevolent Association newspaper; and on-line with Law Enforcement Today and Cops Alive.
He is a member of ILEETA-The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
He has made presentations before public safety conferences and in-service training sessions.