Michael Quinones is a twenty-year veteran of the New Mexico State Police Department, retiring as a Major in 2014. Michael entered the New Mexico State Police Academy in 1993 at the age of nineteen. Shortly after he began his career as a patrolman. He served as an agent in the Investigations Bureau leading several criminal investigations over a four-year period. Overlapping his time as an agent, he began training, qualified and participated in the selective New Mexico State Police Tactical Team.
Kevin R. Bruno started his Law Enforcement Career with the New Mexico State Police in 1994. During his time with the agency he was stationed in Eunice, Gallup, Las Cruces, Edgewood, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe. He was a patrolman for six years prior to entering the Investigations Bureau. After 7 years on the department he was promoted to Sergeant. During his time as a supervisor he did Investigations and Patrol. In 2003 he became a member of the crisis negotiations team and after several years on the team eventually took command of the unit.
Jennie Pierce, a retired Captain with the New Mexico State Police, oversaw the governance of the 134 Department of Public Safety’s policy and procedures, which are a proven modern management standard. She also managed the New Mexico State Police’s national accreditation program, to which the agency maintained a body of standards, developed by public safety practitioners, covering a wide range of up-to- date public safety initiatives that recognized professional excellence. With this experience Pierce has learned how to develop a comprehensive set of directives that are well thought out and uniformed to meet the needs of an agency.