Lakeland College graduate hired as new Director of Safety & Security
Student Life - posted on 10/25/2007
Lakeland College graduate Jason Wilson has been named Lakeland's new director of safety and security.
A native of Greendale, Wilson comes to the college with an extensive background in safety and security. Most recently he served as the director of safety and security for the South Milwaukee School District where he coordinated all security efforts that included all contact with law enforcement, served on the South Milwaukee Emergency Management Team, facilitated the installation and monitoring of a variety of surveillance technology, coordinated administrative staff and teacher training and was involved with various policy formation and enforcement.
He also served as a juvenile officer/investigator and police officer for the South Milwaukee Police Department.
Wilson has extensive training and experience in interviewing and interrogation techniques, sexual abuse investigation and counseling, criminal law, surveillance technology usage and training, undercover investigation, crime scene investigation and photography and staff training and supervision.
In his new position, Wilson will be responsible for providing vision and leadership in developing new policies and procedures for ensuring the security of Lakeland's growing campus.
He will also explore opportunities for the use of surveillance technology in various parking facilities, sharpen and provide additional focus on current security policies and procedures, provide additional training to further develop the college's student officer staff and assist Lakeland with developing an emergency response plan.
"I am thrilled that Jason has agreed to join the student life team and the Lakeland College community," said Sandy Gibbons-Vollbrecht, Dean of Students.
"With my background and experience in safety and security, I hope to add a new dimension to this already well-established security department," Wilson said.
Wilson started his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in social work and criminal justice, and completed his degree this past May at Lakeland. He is currently working on his master of arts in counseling at Lakeland. He is married with three children.
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