Female Enforcers

Event Info
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

This one-day course by Calibre Press is specifically designed to address the 24/7 realities of law enforcement from a woman’s perspective.  The inspiring seminar focuses on gender advantages and disadvantages in the areas of use of force encounters, innate instincts, communication skills, physical fitness and training strategies.  This program is constantly evolving to incorporate the most current issues, events and supporting material for women looking to excel in their personal and professional lives.

Your instructor is Deputy Chief Cyndy Velazquez from the Lombard Police Department.  Cyndy graduated from the Chicago Police Academy in 1990, becoming the first female recipient of the Outstanding Recruit Award.  Working her way through the ranks, she served as a patrol officer, detective, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant and Commander of the Investigations Unit.  Cyndy is currently the Commander for the DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force.  She was recently promoted to Deputy Chief becoming Lombard’s first female to hold that rank.

Deputy Chief Velazquez has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Behavior, a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement Administration, and completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.  She is a defensive tactics and physical fitness instructor at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) where she was named Instructor of the Year in 2013.  She has also taught Rape Prevention.  Cyndy served in the United States Army and received the Outstanding Squad Leader Award.  As a lead instructor for Calibre Press, she teaches Women in Command, Female Enforcers, and Emotional Survival for Female Officers.  As a female in law enforcement, Cyndy’s dynamic program will enhance your career and enrich your personal life!

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Contact Info
Kevin Koontz: 217-819-4028 / kkoontz@co.champaign.il.us
Your Agency: 
MTU 12 - IL Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board
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