John Hartman is a native of Parsons, Kansas. In 2002, he graduated from Missouri Southern State University, earning a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration and an A.S. in Law Enforcement. After graduating, he spent the next 6.5 years as a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, stationed in Sonoita, Arizona. In 2011, he transferred to the U.S. Marshals Service where he spent 1.5 years as a Deputy U.S. Marshal, stationed in Tucson, Arizona. In 2012, John moved back to the Midwest to be closer to family. He has been a bail bond agent/fugitive recovery agent since July of 2012.