Posted by Al Anile
Club member Deputy Chief Brian Baker
 
Brian is a 23 year veteran of the Skokie Police Department and is currently assigned as Deputy Chief of Field Operations. 
 
Over his years with the Skokie Police Department Brian has served in numerous positions in Patrol, Special Operations and Investigations.  he has 21 years of service in tactical police operations with Skokie’s Tactical Intervention Unit and with the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System Emergency Services Team (NIPAS-EST).  Brian currently serves as Team Commander on NIPAS-EST. 
 
Brian is a retired Major and veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve where he served 23 years as an Intelligence Officer in Special Operations Forces.  He was mobilized right after 9-11 to the National Ground Intelligence Center and Joint Special Operations Command where he deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom working counter terrorism.  Brian is the Chairman of the Chicago Division of the FBI’s Terrorism Liaison Officer Committee and on the Executive Board for the Chicago FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. 
 
Brian also serves as co-chair of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Hometown Security committee and the Anti-Defamation League Law Enforcement Advisory Committee.
 
Welcome to the club Brian!