Nate was a Police Officer and Detective with the Mesa Police Department in Arizona for over eleven years. During the course of his career, Nate worked as a Patrol Officer and Gang Detective, steering his career towards gang investigations. Nate was involved in numerous critical incidents, including two officer involved shootings, and was diagnosed with PTSD.
Nate attended the retreat as a client, which he considered extremely beneficial. Unfortunately, Nate was unable to finish his career, and opted for a disability retirement. Nate currently works for Mesa’s Police Association and volunteers as a peer at FRSN. Nate believes he can use his past experiences to help those first responders who are currently going through similar symptoms.