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First Responders Staff

Kelly Backman

Kelly grew up in rural area of Minnesota and spent his childhood on the family farm. He joined the Fergus Falls Fire Department in 2001 and later  graduated from Alexandria College with a degree in Law Enforcement. Throughout his law enforcement career he worked as a Correctional Officer, Police officer, County Deputy, and a Special […]

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Frank Janczak

Frank has 30 years of EMS experience, 25 of those years have been in the Baltimore City Fire Department. Upon completing  the academy in 1996, Frank went to Medic 15 (which was the busiest medic in the United States at the time) and spent the next 9 years working on the west side of Baltimore

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Jon Rickey

Colonel (Retired) Jon Rickey served in the U.S. Army for 32 years. Jon enlisted in 1983 and was commissioned in the Infantry in 1989 through Officer Candidate School. Jon was the honor graduate of his Infantry Officer Basic Course; completed Airborne, Ranger, other courses; and is Antiterrorism Level IV certified. Jon has led Soldiers and

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Steve Cobo

Steve began his fire department career at the Baltimore City Fire Department in 1987. He spent his career as a “truckee” at multiple stations. His career spanned thirty-six years and he retired as a Lieutenant, where he loved mentoring younger firefighters and paramedics.  Steve has always been a wellness advocate, which makes him a perfect

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Joey Kenley

Joey began his career in law enforcement in 2011 when he joined the Baltimore Police Department. He laterally transferred to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office two years later where he was assigned to the Street Crimes Unit for six years, then promoted to the Special Response Team. He later became a Senior Deputy with the

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Ed Gorwell

As a Baltimore Police Officer, Ed served 30 years in a variety of duties and responsibilities from patrol to a number of different Administrative assignments. He served as a part time instructor at the academy for the Medical Teaching Team, as well as a 15 year member of the Critical Incident Stress Team/ Peer Support

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Keith Thomas

Keith spent nineteen and a half years serving the citizens of Maryland as a Maryland State Trooper, where he retired at the rank of First Sergeant. During his career her served as a road trooper, criminal investigator in the Computer Crimes unit at which time he was a member of the Crimes Against Children’s Task

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