Michael Hosking brings considerable
experience in Public Safety management and consulting to his
position as a Vice President with Voorhees
Associates. He has 32 years experience
leading and managing the police and fire departments with the City
of Lake Forest, Illinois, one of Chicago’s most desirable suburban
communities. In addition, he has experience in executive
recruitment and management consulting with police agencies and
municipal governments throughout the country.
As Lake Forest’s Police Chief, Director of
Public Safety, and finally Fire Chief, Mr. Hosking implemented a
variety of programs specifically designed to reduce crime, increase
awareness, improve community relations and prevent and reduce fires
within the community. He has extensive experience developing
and administering policies for municipal police and fire
departments as well as the administration of grants, the C.A.L.E.A.
Accreditation process, N.F.P.A. Standards, ISO Ratings and employee
contract negotiations. In addition, he has experience in analyzing
the economic impact of new development on municipal services and in
the development of Mission and Vision statements. Prior to his
tenure in Lake Forest, Mr. Hosking worked for a high school
district and the U.S. Postal Service.
Mr. Hosking is a graduate of Northeastern
Illinois University majoring in Sociology and has a Master’s degree
in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois
University. He is also a military Veteran and a
graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Illinois Executive
Institute and a number of other nationally recognized senior
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