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UMD’s Director of Public Safety Named Finalist for Campus Safety’s Director of the Year Award

January 10, 2013
Contacts: 

Alana Carchedi 301-405-0235

David MitchellCOLLEGE PARK, Md. – Campus Safety Magazine has named UMD’s Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety, David Mitchell, a finalist for the 2012 Campus Safety Director of the Year award. Mitchell, along with the other finalists, was chosen for his outstanding leadership skills, ingenuity, selflessness and overall achievement.
 
Mitchell’s accomplishments at UMD have been numerous, including creating a state-of-the-art K9 unit that can detect bombs and person-borne explosive devices; and properly and fully staffing the Emergency Operations Center. His tremendous efforts have led to decreased crime at the university and improved relationships between the police department and the University of Maryland community.
 
To vote for Mitchell as the 2012 Campus Safety Director of the Year, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RJ6T5LH.