Gregory Little, Supervising Investigator
Greg brings a deep and well-grounded understanding of law enforcement conduct, investigations, and their intersection with communities. Greg has a distinguished and rewarding 28-year service career in law enforcement, private business, and collegiate academia. Greg began his career as a criminal investigator with the Illinois Department of Revenue, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, conducting meticulous and successful investigation of white-collar crime, including ill-gotten gains from narcotics dealers. Prior to taking early retirement, Greg became Supervising Director in charge of all administrative staff, criminal investigators, and investigations for northern Illinois. Greg began service as the Corporate Security Director for an 80 billion dollar global company overseeing the interaction of thousands of employees, contractors and company assets where Greg oversaw investigations of alleged employee/contractor misconduct, solved administrative, operational, security, and misconduct problems over a 9 state area covering the Midwest United States. For more than 20-years, Greg has been an Adjunct Professor at one of the largest community colleges in Illinois where Greg has taught numerous future police officers and diverse student populations in law enforcement administration, police-community relations, and private security and investigation. Greg has also taught at the Illinois State Police Academy and guest lectured at Lewis University.
Greg holds a Master of Public Administration from Roosevelt University and is a graduate of: the Federal law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, GA; the Illinois State Police Academy, Springfield, IL; numerous professional training and certification courses. As a Supervising Investigator with COPA, Greg directs and manages the work of investigative staff investigating allegations of misconduct against members of the Chicago Police Department, working to ensure investigations are performed with integrity.