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Brian Galske started his law enforcement career with the Chicago Ridge Police Department in April 1988 and is currently the Deputy Chief of Operations. Brian served as the Juvenile Officer and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) and Violence Education Gang Awareness (VEGA) officer from 1994-2002.

Brian attended Moraine Valley Community College and Columbia Southern University for applied studies in Criminal Justice: attended the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board Leadership program through Western Illinois University and attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, School of Police Staff and Command, class #385.

Brian is a certified instructor with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, Springfield, Illinois. He is an instructor for area police academies and mobile training teams in Illinois; he also speaks on a national platform to criminal justice professionals.

Brian is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, the South Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police; Illinois Juvenile Officers Association; Illinois Police Instructors Trainers Association; National Juvenile Justice Trainers Association; National Tactical Officers Association; Illinois Tactical Officers Association and the Illinois Crisis Negotiators Association.
December 9, 2024 - December 12, 2024: 0830 - 1630

PURPOSE OF COURSE: This four-day, 32-hour program has been designed by expert practitioners from the fields of juvenile law, social work, and law enforcement to assist recently assigned juvenile officers…

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