Mark J. Myrdek has over 39 years of law enforcement experience. He began his career with the Goffstown Police Department in 1978 and became a member of the New Hampshire State Police in 1983. As a member of the uniform division he was assigned to both turnpike and rural patrols throughout the state. Mr. Myrdek was an Assistant Troop Commander and Troop Commander in Troop B, located in the southern part of New Hampshire. While in the detective division he served as a Troop Detective and a member of the Major Crime Unit where he investigated and supervised criminal investigations throughout New Hampshire. In 1991, Mr. Myrdek graduated from the RCMP Canadian Police College as a certified polygraph examiner. He also graduated from the National Fire Academy Arson Investigation School. He was the commander of the Professional Standards Unit, where he conducted and supervised internal investigations for the Division of State Police. Mr. Myrdek was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned as commander of the Investigative Services Bureau with oversight of the Major Crime Unit, Narcotic Investigation Unit, the New Hampshire State Prison Investigation Unit, Sex Offender registry, and the Intelligence Unit. He served as a member of the SWAT Unit and as Commander of the Crisis Negotiation Unit. After retiring in 2010, he took a position as an investigator with the New Hampshire Department of Justice and conducted investigations in the Election Law Unit, Medicaid Fraud Unit, and the Criminal Bureau.