Jeff Chudwin is the Law Officer Tactical Ops columnist. He’s also the 2009 Law Officer Trainer of the Year. He retired as chief of police after 38 years of service for the Village of Olympia Fields, Ill. A founding member and current president of the Illinois Tactical Officers Association, Chudwin is a former assistant state’s attorney and has been a firearms, use-of-force and emergency response trainer for more than 25 years.
Two deadly force incidents, two life-saving outcomes: A student at Virginia Tech is severely wounded during the terrible school shooting. As an Eagle Scout, he was trained to respond to emergencies, and he uses an electrical cord to fashion a...Read more