Chief Bruce Johnson

Chief Bruce N. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer for Nicasa Behavioral Health Services, a nationally recognized leader in the field of substance abuse prevention and treatment, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. Mr. Johnson retired from Law Enforcement after more than 20 years of service, the past ten of which were as the Chief of Police for the Round Lake Park Police Department. He was previously employed by the Schaumburg Police Department and the Morton Grove Police Department where he served in many capacities and assignments.

In addition to his law enforcement experience, he has instructed for Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs and the University of Illinois Center for Public Safety and Justice teaching Procedural Justice and Community Policing throughout the United States as well as an Adjunct Faculty Professor at William Rainey Harper College teaching courses in Leadership and Ethics for Law Enforcement, Community Policing, Forensics, and Investigations and he is a Subject Matter Expert for CNA Strategic Policing Innovations and Justice Reinvestment Initiatives.

Chief Johnson has his master’s and bachelor’s degree in Criminal Social Justice from Lewis University.