Jeff Profio has been a leader in both small and large law enforcement agencies. He has over 27 years of experience as a law enforcement professional.
Jeff Profio retired as a lieutenant after a 24-year career with the San Jose Police Department. During his career, Jeff had the fortune to be part of many high-performing teams and was in a leadership role for many of these teams. Examples of this include serving as a team leader for the SWAT Team, as a sergeant of the fugitive apprehension team, and as the commander of special operations teams including SWAT, bomb squad, canine, and the traffic enforcement unit. Jeff was also responsible for building a cadre of instructors to deliver department-wide training in procedural justice and implicit bias.
Jeff is currently second in command of a small agency. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations including the task of building a cohesive staff team.
Jeff has been a POST Master Instructor since 2005. He has facilitated several POST-certified classes that involve team building. These courses include the POST Supervisor Course, principled policing, surveillance school, academy instructor certification course, and the field training officer school.
Prior to starting a career in law enforcement, Jeff spent five years working for the YMCA. He incorporated team building and group work into the youth camps and other youth programs for which he was responsible.
Jeff has developed and led team-building workshops for non-profit organizations, law enforcement agencies, and the private sector. As a practical leader, Jeff’s emphasis is to incorporate a straightforward, collaborative, human approach to team building.
- Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration – San Jose State University
- Graduate – Los Angeles Police Leadership Program
- Graduate – POST Management Course
- Certified – POST Master Instructor
- Team Building Workshop