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April 16, 2020 Program


April 16, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Petterinos | 150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601

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Lessons Learned from Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman on Active Shooter Incident


Come here Police Chief Kristen Ziman speak about her first hand experience with the active shooter that happened at the Henry Pratt Company on February 15, 2019.  She will walk you through the day, how it unraveled and lessons learned.  You won’t want to miss this riveting presentation.


About the Speaker


Kristen Ziman started as a Police Cadet at the Aurora Police Department in 1991. She became a sworn officer in 1994 and worked in patrol, field training, community policing and investigations as a domestic violence detective before being promoted to sergeant in 2003. She was promoted to lieutenant in 2008 and to Commander in 2010 and Chief of Police in January of 2016.

Kristen earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Aurora University and a Master’s Degree from Boston University. She has a 2nd Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from the Naval Postgraduate School. She is a graduate of the FBI National Academy #249, Senior Executives in State and Local Government at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP).

She serves as VP at Large of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council, and the on the Board of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

NOTE:  lunch and announcements will begin at 11:45am to allow for a full one-hour presentation from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.



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$40.00 Northern Illinois Chapter Member

$60.00 Non-Member Registration

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150 N. Dearborn Street
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