Michael E. Carlson, Jr. CPP
Served in the U.S. Army Veteran with 26 months
in Republic of Vietnam
45 years' experience in law enforcement and private security.
Enforcement served as a Special Agent for the State of Illinois, an
investigator with the City of Chicago,
and a Deputy Sheriff with Cook County and a
Mike also served on the FBI Terrorism Liaison
Officer Committee as a local officer.
Private security experiences include positions as retail
security manager and Director of Security for Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.
when the company was owned by the Kennedy
family until his retirement.
He is also a licensed private detective in
Illinois and specialized in fire and explosion investigations.
Professional training includes the Chicago Police
Academy, University of Illinois Police Training and Fire Service Institutes,
Northwestern Traffic Institute,
The FBI, BATFE and FEMA as well as numerous
professional training seminars.
He has authored and/or photographed fire
and explosion investigation articles and chapters for professional manuals and
instructed in various fire and
explosion classes and seminars.
education includes the University of Illinois, Chicago
Campus, National College of Education and the
John Marshall Law School.
CPP in 1982. Also MASTER CERTIFIED AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATOR III,
CERTIFIED FIRE AND EXPLOSION INVESTIGATOR,
CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATOR CERTIFIED
VEHICLE FIRE INVESTIGATOR, CERTIFIED PISTOL, RIFLE, SHOTGUN AND
HOME FIREARM SAFETY INSTRUCTOR, ILLINOIS CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER,
POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR, SECURITY FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR,
AND CONCEALED CARRY INSTRUCTOR.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING
INSITUTE MASTER FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR, NONVIOLENT CRISIS INTERVENTION INSTRUCTOR,
MOTOR CYCLE RIDERCOACH, PERSONAL
PROTECTION SPECIALIST and TACTICAL BATON INSTRUCTOR
ASIS International (formerly American
Society for Industrial Security)
member since 1981 Positions held: CPP Exam
Proctor when exams were given locally on paper, Chapter Treasurer and Chairman,
currently Assistant Regional Vice-President.
Additional memberships include numerous