"David Ransom is a retired police lieutenant with the El Paso, Texas Police Department.  From 1992-2013 he served in a variety of capacities to include overseeing the Planning, Research, and Special Projects section, El Paso International Airport Police Operations and Special Teams Commander, which included overseeing the SWAT, Bomb Squad, Crisis Management, and Mountain Rescue units.  In addition, his experience includes being a SWAT team and gang unit member as well as patrol officer and sergeant.  In 2014, David accepted a position with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy where he serves as the Assistant Director of Public Safety.      

M.S. Strategic Leadership - Mountain State University
B.A. Sociology - University of Texas-El Paso
FBI National Academy - Graduate 233rd Session
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas - Graduate 62nd Class"