Tom has been with the Upper Merion Township Police Department since 1985, serving in all divisions of the department. In June of 2012, he was appointed as Chief of Police for Upper Merion Township PD. In January of 2018, Tom assumed the role of Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police. He is also a Commander for the Montgomery County SWAT – Central Region Team. Tom was a member of two NIJ Special Technical Committees that developed Law Enforcement Equipment Standards and currently is a member of the Inter-Agency Board (IAB), Standards Coordination Subgroup. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Crime & Justice from Albright College and a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Management from St. Joseph’s University. He is a graduate of the 227th Session of the FBI National Academy.