21 years ago Major Jeff Glazier started his career in Zone 3 as a patrolman. He
now leads the Zone as its Precinct Commander. Before this assignment, he
served as the Director of the Herbert T. Jenkins Atlanta Police Academy where
he was responsible for the training requirements of the 2,400 men and women of
the Atlanta Police Department.
Glazier holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Notre Dame and a
Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University. He
is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management
Institute for Police, the DEA Drug Unit Commander's Academy, and the FBI Law Enforcement
Executive Development Seminar. He has attended numerous leadership seminars
across the country. He is a P.O.S.T. certified instructor and often
teaches both police recruits and senior officers. In 2013, Major Glazier
traveled to Israel as part of the Georgia International Law Enforcement
Exchange Program to share leadership ideas with Israeli Commanders. He is
currently a Tier 5 member of the Atlanta Police Leadership Institute.
Glazier joined the Atlanta Police Department in 1993. After graduating from the
police academy he spent several years patrolling the streets of Zone 3 where he
became a Certified Field Training Officer. He was part of the Red Dog Unit that
targeted street level drug dealers and promoted to the Robbery Unit that
investigated both commercial and pedestrian robberies.
2001, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the Zone 4 Precinct. His next
assignment took him to the Herbert T. Jenkins Police Academy as the Recruit
Unit Supervisor. Major Glazier played a vital role in updating the criminal
procedure lesson plan and showcased the recruits in numerous running events
across the city.
In 2004, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned as the Unit Commander of
the Zone 4 Morning Watch Patrol. In 2005, he was asked to oversee the largest
capital project in the history of the Atlanta Police Department. This included
the construction of the New Public Safety Headquarters, 911 Center, and Public
Safety Annex. Upon completion, he became the Commander of the Narcotics Unit
with the goal of disrupting and dismantling the illegal drug trade in the City
day Major Glazier works closely with business and community leaders in Zone 3
to reduce crime and build trust in the police department.