Gary Andrews comes to Lynn Peavey with over 35 years’ experience managing lumberyards. During this time, Gary was also an elected official as a City Commissioner and Vice Mayor. He said “a large part of our duties was putting together budgets and keeping our Police Department updated and equipped with the latest gear and supplies.”

Gary was also was a regular ride-along with the police during the night shifts. He said, “I found it so interesting, and I would be better informed about what their needs were when they presented their budgets to the Commission.”

His experiences have given him an unique perspective of how difficult it is for departments to work within their budgets and keep their forces supplied with what they need to do their important work in the field.

Gary and his wife have 6 grandchildren and they enjoy watching them play sports. In his free time, Gary plays golf and hunts, mostly pheasants and doves. “My wife and I love to take walks and are really enjoying the Kansas City area since relocating here.”

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Jeff Cheek comes to Lynn Peavey Company with over a decade in Law Enforcement experience. He served two departments in Identification/CSI, Property/Evidence, Training, Patrol, Narcotics, and finished as a Major/Asst. Chief of Operations before moving into corporate security work and business consulting.

Growing up, Jeff’s father started police work which sparked his interest in this “noble and certainly a worthwhile profession.” He started his college education in Criminal Justice but finished with a MA in Human Resources.

Jeff has been a long-term LE trainer in several areas and served as the media relations contact. He has also spent over a decade consulting with businesses/organizations in active shooter response and preparedness.

In 2013, Jeff started working on Cold Case homicide cases pro bono for families of the victims. He is a licensed private detective and continues to devote a good amount of time to progressing these cases and seeking closure and justice for the families. While working on these cold cases, Jeff has greatly expanded on his interest and knowledge in the areas of forensics and DNA. Jeff has appeared on Dateline and The Oxygen channel for some of his work on cold cases.

Outside of work, you can find Jeff spending time with his “two awesome grown sons”. Additionally, Jeff enjoys his daily workouts and when he has spare time, “I love to go trap/clay shooting, archery, fishing, teaching self-defense, and defensive shooting to empower others to be able to properly defend themselves if the need arises.”

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Alan comes to Lynn Peavey with more than 30 years of experience in Law Enforcement. His experience includes in law enforcement and education with experience in investigating sexual assaults and homicides.

While attending college, Alan worked in the emergency room of a major hospital on the night shift. He said “I was exposed to detectives and troopers coming into the ER and interviewing victims and witnesses of crimes and accidents. I thought that was a ‘cool’ career, because you can stay up all night and get paid for it!!!!!!” He then earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from California State University-Fresno and earned his Master’s Degree in Sociology from Idaho State University in 1980.

Mr. Price is an Active Life Member of the International Association for Identification where he is a retired certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst. Additionally, he has been a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences since 2005, where he holds the current status as a Fellow. During his tenure with the Academy, he has conducted numerous presentations throughout the country.

Mr. Price began instructing at the University of Northern Colorado as Adjunct Faculty in 1987 and retired in 2019 as a Senior Lecturer. Mr. Price was the Program Coordinator for the undergraduate certificate program in Criminal Investigations. He coordinated specialized courses and programs in the forensic sciences within the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and for Office of Extended Campus. At the University, he also mentored students majoring in biology and chemistry who are participating in forensic science related research projects. Professor Price retired from the University of Northern Colorado in December, 2019.

If you see Alan driving up in his white truck with the Lynn Peavey Company logo be sure to wave and invite him in for a chat! He’d love to tell you about his imagery plastic pet gold fish named, Wilbur who guards his house while he’s travelling.

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