Chief Tom Christensen currently serves as the Waukegan Fire Department Bomb
Team Coordinator, which provides protection to Lake and McHenry Counties. He has over 29years with Waukegan, with 20 of
those years as a Certified Explosives Technician.
also a Member of the F.B.I. Chicago Stabilization team, providing response for
Midwest incidents involving radiological and explosive threats.
Captain Christensen received the Illinois State Fire Marshal's Medal of Valor
and in 2012 the American Legion's National Firefighter of the Year.
a member of LCRCIP and has worked with numerous agencies and businesses within
the organization in developing bomb threat plans and responses.