Amy was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and was a pretty active child, loving the outdoors, animals and sports including softball, fishing and horseback riding. Amy’s father was a police sergeant for 35 years and was the inspiration for her childhood dream of becoming an FBI agent. Then during senior year of the University of Arizona, a guidance counselor advised that more “life experience” to make a graduate degree more applicable. Amy decided to do a ride along with the Tucson Police Department which led to her falling in love with local law enforcement and the rest, as they say, is history!
Amy graduated from the University of Arizona in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She soon entered the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy and then joined the Oro Valley Police Department in November 2000. Amy worked in patrol until 2005 when she was promoted to Sergeant and supervised a patrol squad and then the crime prevention unit for 4 years.
Amy joined the Wickenburg Police Department in February 2014 as a Lieutenant and has since been involved in every aspect of the department including patrol, administration, budget, special events, training, investigations and more. Amy has also worked with other town departments, special interest groups and the community itself including being a member of the Humane Society of Wickenburg, Soroptimist International to name a few. In her spare time, Amy enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and hunting and spending time with friends and family.