About

Tom Ross

Tom has been an Adjunct Instructor at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) since 2006.  He has taught over 1,000 supervisors of Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement agencies both on campus, and across the United States. 


During his 30 year career, he worked his way up through the ranks in the Bolingbrook Illinois Police Department to  become Director of Public Safety.

Thomas.Ross1@Northwestern.edu


Diversity

Decision Making

Ethics

Leadership

Communications

Critical Incidents

Performance Evaluations

Procedural Justice

Organizational Development 


"My teaching style gives students an opportunity to challenge typical assumptions.  This method is interactive, using a combination of academic theory, hypothetical examples, and real-world case studies to discuss and explore important issues".