Faculty & Staff

You’re invited: Campus Police Officers promotion ceremony Monday, July 21

Please join the ICC Campus Police Department as they celebrate the promotion of two police officers to the rank of Sergeant. Officer Erika Schwiderski and Officer Craig Hightower will be honored at a promotional ceremony on Monday July 21, at 9 a.m. in Room L422 on the East Peoria Campus.

Erika Schwiderski received an associate’s degree from ICC in 2007 and a bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University in 2009. She graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy and began her law enforcement career with the ICC Campus Police Department in 2009.

Craig Hightower graduated from the Police Training Institute and began his police career with the Streator Police Department in 1978. After 10 years in Streator, Craig joined the Peoria Police Department, serving 22 years as a patrol officer, DARE officer, drug enforcement officer and spent his final nine years at Peoria P.D. as a Crime Scene Investigator. Craig has been with the Illinois Central College Campus Police Department since February of 2012.