Josh Weitzman

josh weitzmanJosh Weitzman was a Police Officer with the Kansas City MO Police Dept from 1993-1995. He joined the Chicago Police Department 1995. He is a 20 year veteran on the job, and is currently working Area North Violent Crimes.

He first began in the 23rd district, and for four years worked as a patrolman and tactical officer. Josh was assigned to the Organized Crime Division Narcotics Section for 4 years. During his time in Narcotics he was an undercover field officer. Josh was sworn as an FBI Deputy and participated in joint investigations. He was an original member of the High Risk Entry Team where he received advanced weapons and tactical training.

Josh was promoted in 2003 to Detective, and assigned to Area 3 Homicide-Gangs-Sex Crimes. In 2007 Josh became part of the Organized Crime Division Gang Intelligence Section, here he worked with the FBI on joint investigations.

CERTIFICATES

  • Chicago Police Dept High Risk Entry Training
  • DEA Firearms Course
  • Narcotics and Gang Investigation High Risk Entry Training
  • Clan Lab Safety Certification: Network Environmental Systems Inc
  • Street Survival Seminar: Sioux City IA Police
  • Counter Drug Special Reaction Team Course U.S. Army
  • Interview and Interrogation: Midwest Counter Drug Center
  • Special Response Team Training U.S Marshall’s
  • Detective Division Heavy Weapons
  • Firearms Instructor – Certified by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)