Annette Mullin, PEAP Director
received her bachelors of Science in Biology from Villanova University in 1997 and her Masters in Theology/Christian Leadership from Grand Canyon University in 2018. Annette came to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in 1997. Annette has worked variety of assignments to include Patrol, Community Policing, Criminal Intelligence, Laughlin Residential, Sexual Assault/Abuse and the Internal Affairs Section. She was promoted to the rank a sergeant in 2008 where she worked Patrol, Community Policing, Sexual Assault, Abuse/Neglect, Homicide, Force Investigations, Internal Affairs and the LVMPD Academy. Annette, during her time with metro has served as a Crisis Negotiator for nine years and CNT Team leader for two years. Annette was promoted to the rank of Director of the Police Employee Assistance Program in April 2018. Annette is the proud mother of three wonderful children and step mother of two fine young men.
Bill Gibbs, PEAP Manager
moved to Las Vegas from Scranton, Pennsylvania after being offered employment with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He began his career in January of 2002. Bill worked as a patrol officer in DTAC for 5 years and a motor officer in traffic for 8 years. Bill has always been drawn towards caring for others having worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 12 years prior to Metro and continues to maintain his professional license. Bill's experience with the Police Employee Assistance Program following his own officer involved shooting in 2011 sparked his passion and desire to give back to others the support he received from PEAP. Bill was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in May of 2015 and subsequently promoted to PEAP Manager in March of 2017.
Cynthia Williams, Peer Counselor
is originally from Ft. Collins, Colorado. She originally moved to Las Vegas to attend UNLV's School of Architecture. Fortunately, her career path changed and she decided to pursue law enforcement. This decision has given her amazing experiences and opportunities to help others that no other profession could ever offer. Cynthia began her career with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in August 2004. She started as a Civilian Patrol Service Representative and went on to become a commissioned police officer in patrol. Cynthia spent the majority of her career in the diverse and fast-paced Downtown Area Command. She also served 3 years in Community Oriented Policing before having the opportunity of joining the Police Employee Assistance Program. Cynthia is an avid reader who enjoys camping, kayaking, hiking and anything in nature. She was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in September 2015.
Darryl McDonald, Peer Counselor
was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from high school Darryl received a full ride scholarship to UNLV. While attending UNLV he specialized in Architecture and Sculpture to receive a bachelor's degree. After graduating from college, he worked as a designer and custom fabricator. Due to the economic crisis he found himself unemployed. Darryl's wife knew of his passion to serve people, so she signed him up to be a Police Officer for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Darryl became a Police Office in 2009.
As a Police Officer Darryl always felt the need to look beyond the call of protecting and serving. His belief of prevention before apprehension lead him to a rewarding career in Community Policing. For the Past 8 years Darryl has been using diversion tactics to would-be offenders to educate and redirect their efforts for the good of the community. Receiving numerus awards in community projects, and Outreach efforts he wanted to his talents to help Officers in a Peer Support Role. Darryl enjoys spending time with his family, serving his church and outdoor activities such as mountain biking. Darryl was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in February of 2020.
Keith Parenteau, Peer Counselor
moved to Las Vegas from Attleboro, Massachusetts after joining the United States Air Force in 1992. After serving in the Air Force Keith joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on March 4, 1997. He worked as a patrol officer in the Northeast Area Command, then transferred to the Narcotics Bureau where Keith remained for 17 years. Keith was assigned to a DEA Task Force from 2001 - 2018. He then joined the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) (part-time in 2015) until he transferred full-time to CNT/ SWAT Section in 2018. It was there that Keith showed a passion and willingness to help others in crisis. Keith was the CNT Assistant Team Leader until he transferred to PEAP in 2020 where he can now express that same willingness to help others through the toughest of times. Keith was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in February of 2020.
Mike Springer, Peer Counselor
was born and raised in San Jose, California where he became a life-long "Oakland Raider" fan. He began his career with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in January 1999. Michael has worked as a patrol officer in various areas to include: 5 years in Patrol; 1 year in DARE; 3 years in Special Investigations working under-cover and 8 years in Traffic, serving 3 of those years as a Motor Instructor. Michael has also served as a member of the Honor Guard for 11 years. He has been married for over 24 years and has 4 children and one Grandson. His oldest son is also a Police Officer with LVMPD. In 2000, Michael was involved in an OIS and received the support of the Police Employee Assistance Program. It was this event that caused him to begin preparing to one day become a peer counselor. Michael was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in October 2015.
Meg Brunner, Peer Counselor
was born in Massachusetts and moved to Las Vegas in 1998. She served as a Military Police Officer in the United States Air Force for 9 years and was honorably discharged due to a back injury. In 2009, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Management followed by a Master’s degree in Forensic Science Investigation. Prior to being hired by the Metropolitan Police Department, Meg worked as a Police Dispatcher for the city of North Las Vegas, and as a Security Manager and Trainer at the MGM Grand. Since being with LVMPD, she has spent the majority of her time as a Crime Scene Analyst in the Criminalistics Bureau. After experiencing the loss of a dear friend to suicide and another to a very sudden death, Meg realized her passion for helping others through similar life experiences. Meg was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in January of 2018.
Tricia Caine, Peer Counselor
started her law enforcement career on patrol in New Mexico in 1990 where she later went into the detective division. After 10 yrs she found her way to Las Vegas and in 2001 went to work in CCDC as a Corrections Officer. Tricia enjoys all things outdoors, loves animals and photography. Tricia looks forward to giving support to fellow employees and helping them find resources to prolong their personal and professional successes. Tricia was appointed to the Police Employee Assistance Program in April of 2020.
Olga Clark, LEST
has lived in Las Vegas since 1979 and has been employed by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since 1999. Before Metro, Olga was employed by Circus Circus Hotel/Casino for 17 years. Olga has worked in several sections throughout our department to include: DSD, Fingerprint Bureau, Backgrounds, Sexual Assault/Abuse & Neglect, Sheriff's Office, Risk Management/Health & Safety and is currently assigned to P.E.A.P as clerical support. Some of Olga's hobbies are spending time with her family and her two dogs that she adores. She also has a love for traveling, shopping and getting good deals.