Jeff Engelbrecht has been in law enforcement for over 27 years and is still serving as a police officer with a large municipal police department in Northeastern Wisconsin. He is a lieutenant in the Operations division and is the department’s Emergency Preparedness Supervisor. His duties with the department have included: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, SWAT team member, Patrol Supervisor, and Field Training Supervisor & Coordinator. Additionally, as a member of the department’s Professional Standards division, Jeff was the Training Unit Supervisor, a Public Information Officer, and an Internal Affairs Investigator.
Jeff is a former adjunct faculty member at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI, where he taught classes in the following areas: Defensive and Arrest Tactics, Firearms, Vehicle Contacts, and Professional Communication Skills. Jeff previously worked as a consultant and trainer for Blauer Tactical Systems. He was a member of the company’s Mobile Training team and conducted training in the United States and Europe. He has been a speaker at the Wisconsin Department of Justice Unified Tactical Instructor Updates and has been a presenter at the National Association of Field Training Officers Conference in Madison, WI.
Jeff currently coordinates active threat response training for his department personnel. He has been responsible for planning and coordinating large-scale, multi-jurisdictional active threat response training events. He has personally taught thousands of civilians in active threat response. As a private consultant, Jeff has provided this training to organizations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota.