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Lt. Jim Glennon

Lt. Jim Glennon (ret) is an author, award winning columnist, nationally known instructor and owner of LifeLine Training & the Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar.  Jim is the third generation in a family of law enforcement officers, and had a 30 year career with the Lombard, IL Police Department.  He was selected as the first Commander of Investigations for the newly formed DuPage County Major Crimes (Homicide) Task Force in 1998. Lt. Glennon has a BA in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Police Management. A graduate of the Staff and Command College at Northwestern University Jim was elected class president, won the prestigious Kreml Leadership award and upon graduation immediately joined the adjunct instructor staff. 

Teaching various courses for both law enforcement and private industry, Jim specializes in three fields: Officer Safety (The Street Survival Seminar), Communication (Arresting Communication & The Warrior’s Edge), and Leadership (Finding the Leader in You). 

Lt. Glennon is a featured writer for both Law Officer Magazine and lawofficer.com. He won the acclaimed “MAGGIE” Award as Columnist of the Year and is the author of the books, Arresting Communication: Essential Interaction Skills for Law Enforcement and the recently published Arresting Communication: The Academy Version published by Calibre Press.

He is also an award-winning columnist (MAGGIE Award) and authored the book – ARRESTING COMMUNICATION: Essential Interaction Skills for Law Enforcement.  In 2010 Lawofficer.com named Arresting Communication one of the “ten best law enforcement books of all time.”

content by Lt. Jim Glennon

Training to Die?

Firearms training needs to be based in reality to be effective


Everybody in Every Profession Should Wear Body Cameras

Cops should be held accountable for their mistakes, but what about everybody else?


Ethics Training: A Total Waste of Time

Ethics is what you do everyday and no one sets the bar for what's acceptable in an organization more than the leadership in charge.


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Cops, on the whole, are good people, trying to do good work. Sometimes it isn't pretty work, but that's the nature of it. Some can't handle that.


The Details: Wherein Lies the Devil

A lot of people talk about legalizing drugs--do they even know what they means?


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