Matthew Speckman is a native of the San Francisco Peninsula and served as a police officer for thirty-one years. He holds multiple specialized degrees from esteemed universities and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Matthew worked as a field training officer, canine handler, detective, operations sergeant, patrol watch commander, and led the internal affairs division. He retired as a watch commander in the patrol division. In his free time, he searches the golf course for his errant tee shots and volunteers for various organizations. He resides in Modesto, California with his wife Karen.