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John Fermon is a Field Training Officer/Patrol Officer with the Bloomington Police Department. He has served as a patrol officer for five years at the Bloomington Police Dept. Prior to the Bloomington Police Dept., he was a Deputy Sheriff at the Logan County Sheriff’s Office for approximately two years. John graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy in 2011. John graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Marketing in 2011. John is currently obtaining a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Illinois – Springfield.

Officer Fermon attended Dolan Consulting Group’s Verbal De-Escalation Train-the-Trainer Program: Surviving Verbal Conflict®.
October 13, 2020: 0830 - 1630

This course provides officers with the skills to handle, manage, and de-escalate verbal conflict and hostility. Course Objectives: • Create a safer environment for officers and citizens • Enhance the…

Mandates: Civil Rights, Constitutional Use of Law Enforcement Authority, Cultural Competency, Procedural Justice, Use of Force