• President, John J. Millner & Associates, Inc., a small business specializing in business development, marketing, training seminars, governmental consulting and lobbying.
  • Illinois State Senator 28th Legislative District (July 1st, 2005 to January 2013)
  • Spokesperson for The Criminal Law Committee; other committee assignments: Energy Committee, Higher Education Committee, Telecommunications Committee, Executive Appointments Committee, Financial Institutions Committee, and the Transportation Committee.

Adjunct Professor and Instructor 
In the last 30 years have instructed thousands of practitioners from around the country as well as many different law enforcement, governmental and private corporate organizations

Chief of Police 
Elmhurst Police Department March 1972 – January 2003
Elmhurst, IL 60126

  • Rose through ranks from patrolman to Chief
  • Over sixteen years as Chief of Police
  • Staff of over 120 employees
  • Board member of The100 Club of DuPage County


  • Master of Arts Degree – Law Enforcement Administration
  • Western Illinois University – Macomb, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – Social Justice
  • Lewis University – Romeoville, Illinois