James Pastor has a Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis, a J.D. degree, an M.A. in Criminal Justice, and a B.S. in Law Enforcement Administration. He has practiced law for more than sixteen years, with an established public safety niche, representing security guard firms and police unions, as well as serving as legal counsel and operational auditor for SecurityLink. Dr. Pastor started his career with the Chicago Police Department, where he served as a tactical officer in the Gang Crime Enforcement Unit, and as an Assistant Department Advocate, representing the department in internal disciplinary matters.
Dr. Pastor is currently an Assistant Professor in Public Safety Administration at Calumet College of St. Joseph and president of SecureLaw Ltd., a public safety and security consulting firm.
Affiliations and Expertise
Assistant Professor, Calumet College of St. Joseph; President- SecureLaw Ltd.; and formerly Adjunct Instructor at Northwestern University-Center for Public Safety