Peter Wszalek Jr. joined the United States Air Force in October of 1999. After completing Basic Military Training and Security Forces tech school, Peter was assigned to the 375 Security Forces Squadron at Scott Air Force Base in April of 2000.
After completing his active duty service commitment in October of 2003, Peter remained in the area. He took a job serving as a police officer/security guard with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) in February of 2004.
In September of 2004, Peter left the NGA and joined the Swansea Police Department. While working in the patrol division, Peter assisted with the K-9 program. Peter was later assigned to the Investigations section for 3 years and was a member of the Major Case Squad during that time.
In January of 2019, Peter was promoted to the rank of Patrol Sergeant, where he is currently assigned to the night shift.