Rick Haake

Richard Haake

Regional Manager

International Programs Division


Richard (Rick) Haake is a Regional Manager supporting NPI’s international work in Mexico. Rick has worked in law enforcement for over 40 years, having progressed through the ranks of officer, sergeant, lieutenant, deputy chief, and acting chief. Rick also worked for CALEA, Inc., first as an Assessor and then as a Team Leader.

Rick retired from the DuPage County Forest Preserve District of DuPage County after more than 27 years of service. After retirement, he continued to work part-time as the accreditation manager for three other Illinois law enforcement agencies before joining the National Policing Institute.

Areas of Focus

  • Law enforcement, communication center, and training academy operations
  • Law enforcement accreditation to international standards
  • Policy development

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