Rory Thelen is a 28 year veteran of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. He currently holds the position of Administrative Captain at the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution in Wisconsin. Rory began his career at Kettle Moraine as an Officer and promoted up through to the rank of Captain.
In 1990, Rory became a Principles of Subject Control Instructor and Agency Trainer when the Wisconsin DOC implemented Gary T. Klugiewicz’s Active Countermeasures Instructional System (ACMi) program for Correctional Personnel. Rory also holds instructor certifications in Firearms and Incapacitating Agents, Professional Communications Skills, Verbal Judo and is a Verbal Defense and Influence Instructor for the Vistelar Group. Rory spent 5 years as an Instructor at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Training Center and has been a consultant for the DOC Use of Force Committee. He is a member of the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Bureau, POSC Training Advisory Committee.