Megan Freeman is a Patrol Sergeant for the Addison Police Department (IL), where she has been employed since 2002. She has a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Sociology, Psychology and Criminal Law from Viterbo University and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University. She was presented with the George P. Graves Award for being selected as the most distinguished recruit by her fellow officers in the basic recruit police academy class.
Sergeant Freeman has held various positions for the Police Department, including school liaison for Addison Trail High School, Detective, CALEA Accreditation Manager, Public Information Officer and Training Coordinator before being promoted in November 2011. Sergeant Freeman is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, where she was acknowledged by her classmates to receive the Franklin M. Kreml Leadership Award. She supervises the Field Training Program, Juvenile Officers, Crisis Intervention Team and the Department’s Safety Committee. She additionally has training as an Evidence Technician.
Sergeant Freeman has received numerous awards and commendations during her time with the Addison Police Department and while working in the Criminal Investigations Section.