Congratulations to two Village of Barrington Police Officers who received promotions last night.
David Dorn has been promoted to Assistant Chief of Police, and John Burke to Police Sergeant within the department. The two were sworn in and pinned on Jan. 14 at the Barrington Board of Trustees meeting.
Dorn brings more than a dozen years of experience to the job. He’s been a member of the police staff in Barrington for 14 years and has served in a number of capacities including Patrol Officer Investigator, School Liason Officer and Patrol Sergeant. He’s also volunteered as a past president of the Fraternal Order of Police among other positions. Dorn received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University. He is also a graduate of the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
John Burke has been with the Barrington Police Department for 12 years, serving in many roles including Patrol Officer Investigator, Field Training Officer, and In-Service Training Officer. Burke is also a past president of the Fraternal Order of Police, and is an instructor of Criminal Justice at Kaplan University. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science from Illinois State University, and received his Masters of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University. He will be attending the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University in March.