What do a suspect's actions say to you?


01/07/2010

In the following PoliceOne tip, Street Survival Seminar instructor Jim Glennon discusses the art of communication. Glennon uses a basic traffic stop to illustrate how people's actions and body language can send you certain signals.


Lt. Jim Glennon, the third generation in a family of law enforcement officers, was with the Lombard, Ill. Police Department since 1980. Finishing his career as a Commander Jim held positions as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, and Commander of the Investigations Unit. In 1998 he was selected as the first Commander of Investigations for the newly formed DuPage County Major Crimes (Homicide) Task Force.

Lt. Glennon has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Law Enforcement Justice Administration. A graduate of the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University Jim was elected class president, received the prestigious Kreml Leadership Award, and began teaching for Northwestern within months of completing the 400 hour course. Jim was one of two original Defensive Tactics Coordinators for the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy in DuPage County, IL.

Jim instructs various courses for both law enforcement and private industry. He specializes in teaching courses in two fields: Communication (Arresting Communication), and Leadership (Finding the Leader in You: The More Courageous Path).

He is the author of the book: ARRESTING COMMUNICATION: Essential Interaction Skills for Law Enforcement published by PoliceOne and Calibre Press, and available for purchase from PoliceOne Books.

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