Roy Bethge is the co-founder of The Virtus Group. Roy is a veteran police leader with more than 28 years of experience. He retired as Deputy Chief of Operations for the Buffalo Grove Police Department in Northern Illinois. His responsibilities included leadership of the Patrol and Investigations Division. He holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College and has an extensive background as a trainer in the subject areas of leadership development, use of force, and adult learning. He is a subject matter expert for Louisiana State University’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, and private consultant.
Mr. Bethge presents nationally on the topics of Leadership, Instructor Development and Organizational Change. Roy has presented at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, Michigan State Police Leadership Forum, Empire State Traffic Conference and many more.