Meet Harvey Hedden
Harvey V. Hedden is ILEETA’s Executive Director, having previously served as Deputy Executive Director for six years. He has been a law enforcement officer for 32 years, serving in ranks from patrolman to chief. He spent 22 years in narcotics enforcement and was the Project Director for the South East Area Drug Operations Group. He helped form the Wisconsin Narcotics Officers Association and served as a board member and president. He also commanded his department’s Hostage Negotiation Unit, Dive Team and Marine Unit.
Harvey has a B.A. in political science from the University of Wisconsin and has been a law enforcement trainer for 28 years, having trained thousands of officers in the U.S. and abroad in a variety of subject areas, including use of force, investigations, firearms and defensive tactics. In these areas he has testified as an expert witness, written numerous articles and was a contributor to a number of law enforcement training videos, books and guides.
Harvey’s goals for the future of ILEETA include development of more networking and distance learning opportunities for ILEETA members, increasing member benefits and enhanced sharing of training concepts and technology to continue the ILEETA mission, “Wisdom and courage through knowledge and skill”.
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