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The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Springfield, Illinois
ENDURING, SURVIVING, AND THRIVING AS A LAW
ENFORCEMENTEXECUTnffi
Edited by
THOMAS J. JURKANIN, PH.D. LARRY T. HOOVER, PH.D. JERRY L. DOWLING, J.D. JANICE AHMAD
Charles CThomas
P U B L I 5 H E R • L T D. SPRINGFIELD • ILLINOIS • U.s.A.
Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
MD 20849-6000

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Enduring, surviving, and thriving as a law enforcement executive/edited by Thomas J.
Jurkanin, Larry T. Hoover, Jerry L. Dowling,Janice Ahmad. p.cm. At head of title: lllinois Law Enforcement Thlining and Standards Board, Springfield, Illinois. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-398-07116-0 - ISBN 0-398-07117-9 I. Police administration. l.Jurkanin, Thomas]., II. Hoover, Larry T. Ill. Dowling, jerry L. IV. Ahmad, Janice. IV. Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

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CONTRIBUTORS
JANICE AHMAD
Janice Ahmad is a doctoral candidate in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. In addi­ tion to researching and writing her dissertation, she is cur­ rently the research project manager of a National Institute of Justice, Office of Science and Technology, grant. Prior to this, Ms. Ahmad was a project manager atJustex Systems, Inc., as well as a police officer and director of a prosecutor-based victim/witness assistance program.
DR. LEWIS G. BENDER
Dr. Bender is a Professor of Public Administration at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He teaches courses in super­ vision, leadership and policy analysis. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and consults in the areas of organizational planning and development.
DONALD L. CUNDIFF
Chief Cundiff started his law enforcement career in West Covina, California in 1961. He has served as Chief of Police in Woodstock, Rolling Meadows and Hoffman Estates, Illinois. He retired in 1997 with 36 years of law enforcement experience, 20 years serving as chief of police. Chief Cundiff holds a Masters Degree from Western Illinois University.
BENNEIT W. DICKMANN
Bennett W Dickmann served as Director of Police (Chief} in Edwardsville, Illinois for 25 years. He currently serves as the
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City Administrator. Chief Dickmann holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University.

CARL DOBBS
Chief Dobbs served 28 years with the Wheaton, Illinois Police Departroent, retiring in 1996. He subsequently served as Interim Police Chief in Northlake and in Bensenville, Illinois. Chief Dobbs was a member of the criminal justice faculty at the College of DuPage and is a past president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Aurora University.

DONAlD DONESKE
Donald Doneske retired after serving over 40 years as a law enforcement officer and executive. Doneske was appointed Chief of Police of the Riverside, Illinois Police Department in 1973 and served in that capacity until his recent retirement. Chief Doneske served as a Governor appointee to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and served a two year term as Chairman of the Board.

DR. JERRY L. DOWliNG
Jerry L. Dowling earned his Doctor ofJurisprudence degree from The University of Tennessee and has been a professor at the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) since 1972. His primary areas of teaching and research include criminal law, pretrial criminal proce­ dure, and the legal aspects of criminal justice management. In addition to his academic duties, Professor Dowling has conducted numerous law enforcement training seminars on legal issues affecting police officers and police administrators. He currently teaches as a faculty member at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute. Prior to joining the faculty of SHSU, Dowling worked as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He has

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authored several publications in the field of criminal proce­
dure and police personnel practices. He is a principal in Justex Systems, Inc., a public safety labor relations consulting
firm, and serves as Editor of Police Labor Monthly and Fire Service Labor Monthly newsletters.

DR ROBERT J. FISCHER
Dr. Robert J. Fischer received his Ph.D. from Southern
Illinois University and has been on the Law Enforcement Justice Administration (LEJA) faculty at Western Illinois University since 1975. Dr. Fischer, the past Chairperson of the LEJA department, is the Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board's Executive
Institute. He is the Senior Editor of the journal of Security Administration and Editor of the new Illinois Law Enforcement Executive Forum. Dr. Fischer is widely pub­ lished with articles in Police Chief, Security Management, and
other journals. He is also the author of several texts.

GEORGE P. GRAVES
George P. Graves began his law enforcement career in Western Springs, Illinois in 1958. In 1965, he was appointed chief and later assumed the position of Chief of Police with the Village of Downers Grove. He recently retired with 40 years in law enforcement and 35 years as chief. Chief Graves served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Illinois FBINAA Chapter, President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and as a founder of the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at the College of DuPage.

SAMUEL D. HILLER
Samuel D. Hiller began his law enforcement career in 1958 with the Illinois State Police. He retired from the State Police in 1986 at the rank of master sergeant to assume the Office of Sheriff of Perry County, Illinois. Hiller held the Office of Sheriff for three terms, 12 years, and retired in 1998. Sheriff

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Hiller is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Police Administration.

DR. LARRY HOOVER
Dr. Larry Hoover, received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and has been on the criminal justice faculty at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) since 1977. Dr. Hoover, a past president of the Academy of CriminalJustice Sciences, is director of the Police Research Center at SHSU. He is also a principal ofJustex Systems, Inc. A former police officer in Lansing, Michigan and training coordinator with the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Training Council, he also served on the faculty at Michigan State University. His endeavors include editing the Texas Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics monthly bulletin series, teaching in the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute, conducting research for SHSU's Community Policing Institute, directing a technology transfer grant from the National Institute of Justice, and directing a major information system development project, CRIMES,
for SHSU. He is editor of the anthologies Police Management: Issues and Perspectives, f!!fantifjing f!!fality in Policing, and Police Program Evaluation, all published by the
Police Executive Research Forum.

DR. TIIOMAS]. JURKANIN
Dr. Jurkanin serves as the Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, a position he has held since 1992. He has 25 years of experience in the policing field. Dr. Jurkanin holds a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Education and Social Justice. Dr. Jurkanin serves as Vice Chairman of the Governors Law Enforcement Medal of Honor Committee.

GEORGE F. KOERTGE George F. Koertge has served as Executive Director of the

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Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police since 1990. A former police chief, Koertge is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and chairs the Executive Directors Section of the State Association of Chiefs of Police (SACOP), a division of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Koertge received his Bachelors Degree from Lewis University.

CHARLES R. MCDONALD
Charles R. McDonald recently retired as Chief of Police of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He had served in a similar capacity at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut. McDonald has over 23 years of experience as a police administrator. Chief McDonald is past president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, and served as a member of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for the past eight years. Currently Chief McDonald is a Police Training Specialist employed by the Board. McDonald holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University.

JOHN J. MILLNER
John J. Millner has been employed by the Elmhurst, Illinois
Police Department since 1972. He was appointed Chief of Police in 1986. He currently serves as First Vice President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and serves on many criminal justice committees and commissions by appointment of the Governor and the Attorney General. Chief Millner has extensive experience as an instructor in the areas of police com­ munication, interviewing and interrogations and the politics of policing. He holds a Master of Arts Degree from Western lllinois University in law enforcement administration.

ROBERT J. NOONAN
Robert]. Noonan began his law enforcement career in 1968. He served as Chief of Police in Troy, Illinois for eights years,

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and currently is Chief of Police of the Wentzville, Missouri Police Department He has iostructed at Columbia College and at the St Charles County, Missouri Police Academy. Chief Noonan holds a dual Masters Degree in Management and Human Resource Development from Webster University.

RONALD W. PAVLOCK
Ronald W. Pavlock has served as a chief in Illinois since 1977. He currently serves as Chief of Police in Mount Prospect, Illinois, a position he has held for 19 years. He is past presi­ dent of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief Pavlock holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Public Administration from Syracuse University, New York.

WilLIAM W. PIERCE
William W Pierce joioed the illinois State Police in 1957 and rose through the ranks to Deputy Superintendent/Field Operations Command in 1979. He received numerous awards and commendations iocluding the Governors Award for Valor
and recognition in the prestigious Parade Magazioe-LA. C.P.
and the Law Enforcement Award for Distioguished and Dedicated Service. Upon retiring from the illinois State Police in 1985, he was appointed as the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police in Highland, lllioois until his recent retirement with over 41 years of law enforcement service.

RICHARD A. RANDALL
Richard A. Randall was elected Sheriff in Kendall County, Illinois in 1986 and is currently serving his fourth, four-year term. He previously served as Chief of Police in Yorkville, Illinois and has been involved in law enforcement and community service since 1968. Sheriff Randall is a graduate of Waubonsee Community College, and the FBI National Academy.

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ROGER A. RICHARDS

Roger A. Richards began his law enforcement career in 1971 and served as Chief of Police of the Fairview Heights, Illinois Police Department for 21 years. He is past president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Currently, Richards serves as Director of the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission Mobile Team Training Unit He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

JAMES L. ROCHE
James L. Roche served as Chief of Police for the cities of St. Charles, Illinois and Crete, Nebraska. He also was Deputy Chief of Police for the Village of Wheeling, Illinois. Roche is past president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Illinois Army National Guard. He currently serves as a Federal Coordination Officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Roche holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
GARY J. SCHIRA
Gary J. Schira has served as Chief of Police of the Bloomingdale, Illinois Police Department for the past 16 years. Chief Schira is past president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and is currently a Governor appointee to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, PERF's Senior Management Institute affiliated with the Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University.

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JOHN H. SCHLAF

ChiefJohn H. Schlaf has served as a police officer with the Galesburg, Illinois Police Department since 1967 and was appointed Chief of Police in 1989. He serves as a Governor appointee to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Chief Schlaf is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Western Illinois University. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

PATRICK F. VAUGHAN
Patrick F. Vaughan currently serves as Deputy Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. His law enforcement career spans 38 years. Vaughan retired from the Decatur, Illinois Police Department as Chief of Police. Later, Vaughan served as Law Enforcement Manager for the U. S. Attorney, Central District of Illinois and pre­ sented for the U.S. Department ofJustice training programs. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds a Bachelor's Degree, with graduate study.

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