A member of the California Highway Patrol for 20 years, Edward (Ed) Curtis
graduated in the 167th C.H.P. Academy class. During those twenty years he taught
numerous courses to the officers in the C.H.P.-Coastal Division: (D.U.I. Enforcement,
Civil Law for Peace Officers, PR-24 use, and Traffic Collision Photography.
To refine his teaching abilities and techniques, Ed attended courses at
UCLA Extended Hancock College in 1987, L.A.P.D. Academy in 1995, and San Bernardino County
Sheriff's Department in 1996. At these institutions he obtained training in
Techniques of Teaching and Instructor Development.
Upper level education was obtained at Rockhurst University-Kansas City and
Modesto Jr. College.
Ed has been with the SBSD-EVOC since 1993.