Lt. Jim Glennon (Ret.) & Lt. Kelly DeVoll (Ret.) - Calibre Press

Lt. Jim Glennon, the third generation in a family of law enforcement officers, began his career in 1980 with the Lombard Police Department. Retiring as a Commander, Jim held positions as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, and Commander of the Investigations Unit. In 1998 he was selected as the first Commander of Investigations for the newly formed DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force.

Jim has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Law Enforcement Justice Administration from Western Illinois University. He attended the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University where he was elected class president,received the prestigious Kreml Leadership Award, and began teaching for Northwestern within months of completing the 400‐hour course.

Jim taught the Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar for eight years and served as both Lead Instructor and Director of Curriculum. In 2012 Jim’s company, Life Line Training, acquired Calibre Press and the Street Survival Seminar. He is the first law enforcement officer to own the company in its 30-year history. Teaching various courses for both law enforcement and private industry, Jim specializes in seminars that deal with officer safety, interaction skills, and leadership. Jim is a featured writer for both Law Officer Magazine and lawofficer.com. He is the author o fthe book, ARRESTINGCOMMUNICATION: Essential Interaction Skills for Law Enforcement.

Lt. Kelly DeVoll is a 29-year veteran of law enforcement, beginning his career with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in Beaumont, Texas in May 1989. Since entering law enforcement, Kelly has served as a corrections officer, patrol officer, D.A.R.E. officer and supervisor, SWAT operator, forensic crime scene supervisor, patrol sergeant, school resource officer, and law enforcement trainer. He has been teaching law enforcement courses since 1992.

Kelly started working for the Georgetown (Texas) Police Department in July 1998 and served as the agency’s Professional Standards Division Commander, Lead Firearms Instructor, and Emergency Response Team Commander. He was responsible for the development of the tactical team at Georgetown PD and served as Tactical Commander since the team was organized in 2000. In 2015, he was selected to serve on the Command Staff for the Central Texas Regional SWAT Team. In 2017, Kelly was named Citywide Supervisor of the Year for the City of Georgetown.

Kelly recently retired (summer of 2018) to teach full time for Calibre Press. Kelly has taught numerous law enforcement courses throughout the United States and Canada, including in-service programming on tactics, firearms, SWAT, and instructor development. He also teaches Crisis Communications for public safety dispatchers. For Calibre Press he teaches Street Survival, Road Wise, Read-Recognize-Respond, Finding the Leader in You, and Tactical Advantage.

Course & Location Date Time
Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar 05/21/19-
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Details