Kent Williams is the owner of Breach Point Consulting and has been involved in law enforcement as a police officer for over 32 years, where he recently retired as Chief of Police for a Chicago area police department.  Now consulting full-time, he has served as the two-term President of the Northern Illinois Critical Incident Stress Management Team where he still serves as a peer supporter for more than 20 years.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the University of Southern California’s Delinquency Control Institute, the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police, at Boston University, and the Buechner Institute for Governance’s Rocky Mountain Leadership Program at the University of Colorado.    He served as a Tactical Commander on a regional SWAT team serving 60 Chicago collar communities.  He has taught extensively on various courses related to leadership and organizational change.  Additionally, he has taught for over 28 years on topics including use of force, weapons and tactics.   

Chief Williams lives in Illinois with his wife and three children.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Management from Aurora University, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Judson University.