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Heather Glogolich

Wife / Mother / Author / Advocate / Educator / Student

Heather Glogolich started her law enforcement career in 2004. She is presently a lieutenant in a municipal police agency in the State of New Jersey and she is assigned to the patrol division. In her present assignment, Lieutenant Glogolich oversees the Community Policing Unit, and serves as the agency’s Domestic Violence Liaison, Internship Coordinator, and LGBTQ+ Liaison. During the course of her career, she has been assigned to a multitude of diverse assignments including patrol, school resource officer, traffic safety officer, field training officer, and the detective bureau. Additionally, she has been a board member of the New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement and she is presently the Vice President of the organization. Lt. Glogolich is currently an instructor with Street Cop Training and her course is titled The Complete Female Cop.

Lt. Glogolich earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Caldwell University in Criminal Justice and then went on to earn dual Master’s Degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Administrative Science and Homeland Security. She is currently attending Saint Elizabeth University as a doctoral student seeking her Ph.D. in Higher Education with a Servant Leadership focus. In addition to her impressive resume filled with achievements and accolades, Heather Glogolich survived a harrowing domestic violence incident in 2008 at the hands of her ex-husband. Instead of allowing it to break her, she shares her story as a survivor through speaking presentations and victim advocacy. In January 2020, Lt. Glogolich began volunteering as the Law Enforcement Advisor for VictimsVoice, an app that helps victims Record2Remember.

Society & Culture Law Enforcement Resilience Domestic Violence

Surviving the Unthinkable: A Law Enforcement Officer's Story of Domestic Violence- Heather Glogolich

April 4, 2023

Heather is not just a phenomenal leader, but she is also a powerful woman who has been through a lot in life. Her story is a moving tale of survival and resilience that inspires everyone who hears it. Heather managed to surv…