Instructors

Capt. Jim L. Cooper Jr, EMT-P, IC
Program Director

Jim is a career firefighter with the Waterford Fire Department and currently holds the rank of Engineer/Paramedic.  He has been with the Department for 19 years, has been a Paramedic for 21 years, and has been in the EMS field for 25 years.  He holds certifications in American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and is a licensed EMS Instructor/Coordinator through the State of Michigan.