Anthony Guglielmi

Communications in Chicago, Illinois

Anthony Guglielmi

Communications in Chicago, Illinois

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A veteran communications and crisis management professional, Anthony Guglielmi has served as the chief communications officer and lead spokesman for for the United States Office of Special Counsel, the New York State Senate and two of the country’s largest police departments. In his current capacity as chief communications officer for the Chicago Police Department (CPD), he is responsible for all aspects of public engagement, legislative relations, internal and external communications for the second largest police agency in the United States. He also co-chairs the major city public information officers group which is made up of 30 of the country’s largest police communications chiefs.

Before joining CPD, he served as chief spokesman for the Baltimore (MD) Police Department from 2008 through 2013. There he was credited with creating innovative community engagement strategies using social media and developing a successful communications campaign around the city’s year-over-year reduction in homicides and overall gun violence. In 2008, Guglielmi was responsible for the creation of the Baltimore PD’s social media network, which was among the top-ten largest in the country for major city police departments. He served on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s social media advisory group for first responder agencies and his work in social media has been profiled by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Major Cities Chiefs Association, the Baltimore Sun and CNN News.

Guglielmi has held numerous senior-level government and private sector positions including director of corporate communications and investor relations for K12 Inc.; chief of staff for the Armed Forces Foundation; press secretary for the Connecticut State Parole Board and legislative communications consultant for Pfizer, Inc. and the American Cancer Society. He currently resides in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood with his wife and young son.

  • Work
    • Chicago Police
  • Education
    • Wethersfield High School
    • Univerioty of Hawall
    • National Disaster Preparedness Training Center
    • Connecticut School of Broadcasting
    • New York University