John began his career with Amelia County Sheriff's Office in 2007 as a Patrol Deputy. Through diligence, dedication and hard work, he attained the rank of Patrol Sergeant in 2013, and completed First Line Level Supervisor I and II. Certified in Mental Health First Aid and works with Crossroads Community Service Board. Promoted to Lieutenant in 2020, he overseas both patrol sergeants and deputies which includes maintaining the certifications of all employed law enforcement, handles the collection of evidence as well as approves incident-based reports.
He has specialized training in Active Shooter and First Responder Operations in Rural Terrain as well as served as an Instructor and Field Training Officer. He is certified in Intoxilyzer EC/IR Breath Alcohol Operation and has training in Terrorist Bombings, Prevention/Response to Suicide Bombings, and Analyzing Gang/Suspicious Activity.