Lieutenant of Special Operations
Lieutenant Wooden has been employed with the University of Illinois at Chicago Police Department since 2006. As a police officer, he has served in positions as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Scenario Program Instructor, and Detective. In 2016, he was promoted to Sergeant, and has served in or supervised various sections of the department including Patrol, alternate Watch Commander, Technical Services, and the Investigations Unit. Lieutenant Wooden currently serves as the Events Liaison Officer and Special Operations Lieutenant, overseeing the operations of the Investigations Unit and the Policing and Community Engagement Unit (P.A.C.E.).