Paul Petty

Paul Petty serves as the In-Service Manager of Training for the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board. Paul is a 28-year veteran of the law enforcement profession which began after his 4 ½ year service in the United States Navy. He served as a Special Agent for the West Central Illinois Drug Task Force and Deputy Sheriff for three-years prior to being elected Sheriff in 1998. Paul served as Pike County Sheriff & Coroner for twenty-years before retiring in 2018 Following his retirement, Paul served as a School Resource Officer & A.L.I.C.E. instructor for Pikeland Unit Ten in Pittsfield and taught Intro to Policing, Ethics, and The Militarization of Police at Illinois College in Jacksonville. Paul also served as a Physical Education Teacher and Head Football Coach for three years. Paul returned to the law enforcement arena in April of 2021 as a Special Agent with the Illinois Gaming Board before becoming ILETSB’s In-Service Manager of Training in December of 2021.

Speaker Details
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    ILETSB (Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board)
Speaker Details
  • Company
    ILETSB (Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board)