Eric began with the Washington Township Fire Department in 1983 where he served nine years as a firefighter, association secretary and chaplain. He later joined the Lucas County Sheriff’s office as a reserve Deputy Sheriff and attended the police academy. Eric served as a corrections officer, a court Deputy at Common Pleas Court, a patrolman for the Woodville Ohio Police Department and as a School Resource officer in Toledo. He is in his 10th year with the police Department at Washington Township. Eric chose the Township because of his appreciation and connection to the community where he has lived his whole life.