Officer Dan Leake was selected as the November 2019 employee of the month for his continuous commitment to public safety and his willingness to go above and beyond. Officer Leake’s sergeant noted that he is proactive throughout his patrol shifts and uses his knowledge and skills to make good stops with people who are committing or who have committed crimes on campus. Officer Leake was particularly active during the month of September, when he was involved in numerous cases related to illegal drug possession, burglary, trespassing, driving under the influence and aggravated assault, among others. He is detailed and thorough, and always maintains respect and empathy when dealing with campus community members. Officer Leake’s keen observational skills and attention to detail are an asset to the University of Illinois Police Department and to the entire campus community.