Thomas Dillon


Tom Dillon has been involved in the military and law enforcement for over 35 years. He is a 1974 graduate of Loyola University School of Law and a member of the Illinois Bar.

In 1971 Tom was commissioned an Army Infantry officer and served on active duty from 1975 to 1979 as a Counter Intelligence Officer. He is a graduate of the Army's Airborne (1970) and Ranger (1976) schools and also graduated from an Army Law Enforcement Sniper School (1979).

In 1979 Tom joined the FBI and has been an FBI Firearm Instructor and SWAT team member for over 25 years. He was the Commander of the Chicago FBI 46 person FBI SWAT team from 2000-2006. Since 2001 he has conducted FBI tactical training in Armenia, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Hungary, Saudi Arabia and Iraq. He also has been heavily involved in protection assignment in the U.S. and overseas for both the Director of the FBI and the U.S. Attorney General. When not involved in the above Tom was a member of a Violent Crime Task Force consisting of members of the FBI, Chicago Police and Cook County Sheriff's Police. In 2006 Tom retired from the FBI after reaching the mandatory age.

State certified training number 102

State of Illinois Firearms Instructor (CCT13B286)