Greg Whalen lives in Clarendon Hills with his wife, Tiffany, 5 children and a variety of pets. Greg and his family have a passion for hockey and enjoy watching their 12 and 10-year olds play travel hockey with the Sabre’s Hockey Organization. In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time working on projects around the house, boating on Lake Michigan and swimming.


Greg, a Lieutenant with the Glencoe Department of Public Safety, is an experienced Police Officer, Firefighter and Paramedic. Greg’s extensive public safety experience includes gaining critical skills while serving on a multi-jurisdictional SWAT Team (Tactical Emergency Medical Support / WMD Team Leader), Dive Team (Public Safety Diver, Dive Master, Boat Operator) and Fire / Arson Investigations Team (Fire/Arson Investigator and Evidence Technician). Greg wants to use the experience he has gained over the past 15 years in all areas of public safety, to take the DuPage County Sheriff’s Department to the next level as your Sheriff.