Lieutenant of Special Operations
Lieutenant Wooden has been employed with the University of Illinois at Chicago Police Department since 2006. He has served in various positions within the department: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Scenario Program Instructor, and Detective. In 2016, he was promoted to Sergeant; having served as a Patrol Sergeant, Watch Commander, Technical Services Supervisor, and Detective Sergeant. Lieutenant Wooden currently serves as the Special Operations Lieutenant, overseeing the operations of the Investigations Unit, Police Advancing Community Engagement Unit (P.A.C.E.), Crime Statistics Unit, and Special Events.