Heather Williams is Sergeant with the Chattanooga Police Department. She has worked in the patrol division, special investigations, and Crime Scene Unit. She is a member of the departments SWAT team. She has received extensive tactical training and is an instructor for Team One Network. She has written for the NTOA newsletter and is a member of the NTOA testing and evaluation program for female tactical gear. She has also presented at an IALEFI annual training conference on training issues related to the female officers. Sergeant Williams has trained school resource officers in tactics specific to their environment and has taught Active Shooter Instructor courses for Team One Network. She graduated from The University of the South (Sewanee) with a degree in biology and chemistry. As a student athlete Heather earned All American honors in cross country, track and field and is a two-time National Champion in the 1500 meter run. Heather obtained her master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.