has been employed with the Urbandale Police Department since 2003. He started his law enforcement career in 2001 and served two (2) years with the St. Louis Airport Police Department, St. Louis, MO.
Sgt. Underwood is currently assigned as a Patrol Division Sergeant. He has served in the Patrol Division and the Investigation Division for the department. As a detective, he served as a Property Crimes and Crimes Against Person detective. He has also served as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, Rape Aggression Defense Instructor(RADD), Field Training Officer, a S.W.A.T/Suburban Emergency Response Team Member and a Domestic Violence Instructor.
Sgt. Underwood is a contract instructor for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) specializing is teaching Domestic Violence Investigation.
Sgt. Underwood is a graduate of the Central Missouri State University with a Master's Degree in Administration of Justice.