Alex grew up in North Eastern North Dakota and attended the University of North Dakota. While at UND Alex enlisted in the North Dakota Army National Guard and served as a CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear) Operations Specialist and Combat Engineer for 12 years. While in the military Alex conducted CBRN training at the Unit level and was trained and proficient in demolitions and urban breeching. Alex attended the Lake Region Law Enforcement Academy in 2011 and began his law enforcement career.
Since then Alex served with the Grafton Police Department rising to the rank of Deputy Chief and is currently employed as a Special Agent with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Bismarck, ND. During his time with the Bureau, Alex spent two years attached to a narcotics task force and is currently working general crimes covering a majority of the South East portion of North Dakota. Alex is a trained crime scene reconstructionist as well as a firearms instructor, and drone pilot for the Bureau. Alex has worked multiple cases to include assisting on homicides, federal level narcotics cases, gross sexual imposition, and aggravated assaults.
Alex spends a majority of whatever free time he can get with his family and his dog Kirby.