Director of Campus Safety
Pat came to Colorado College as the director of Campus Safety in July 2012 when long-time director Ron Smith retired. He has 35 years of experience in law enforcement, including three years in the US Army Military Police, a year with the Georgetown University campus police, and 31 years with the Vanderbilt University Police Department (VUPD). He served as a patrol officer, a shift supervisor, the tactical team commander, the operations captain overseeing the 75 officers in the uniformed patrol division, and the captain over emergency preparedness for VUPD. He has been a police instructor in topics ranging from Non-Violent Crisis Intervention to defensive tactics and firearms to the IACLEA Simulation Based Training for Command Post Personnel. Pat has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He is currently working toward completing his master’s degree through the American Military University. Pat has a wife and three children.
Associate Director of Campus Safety
Roy came to Colorado College from the City Colleges of Chicago, where he was responsible for the safety and security of seven community college campuses with an enrollment of 120,000 students and over 6000 Faculty and Staff members. Prior to City Colleges, Roy was the Director of Emergency Preparedness for both campuses of Aurora University: Aurora, IL and Williams Bay, WI. He was personally responsible for the development and implementation of the Federally-mandated Campus Emergency Plan, which was designed to enhance the preparedness and safety of all faculty, staff, and students. Roy was also responsible for development, implementation, and training for the Violence Prevention Plan, which addresses such issues as workplace violence, violent crime prevention, and awareness training for faculty, students, and staff. He has consulted with dozens of universities and colleges throughout the United States on Emergency Operations and Management. Roy served as the President of the Illinois Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators and is a former member of the Illinois Governor’s Campus Security Task Force and the Illinois Terrorism Task Force. Roy began his 37 year career in Law Enforcement in 1976, with the Calumet City Police Department, and was a member of their Combat Pistol Team; a hobby that he continues with.
Assistant Director of Campus Safety
Nick Came to Colorado College in 2006 as the Parking Manager and was promoted to Assistant Director in 2010. He has 15 years of campus safety experience, including eight years with the American University Department of Public Safety, one year with the Colorado Springs Police Department, and now six years with the Department of Campus Safety here at CC. His background is primarily in parking, transportation, and special events management. He has served as a student officer, a parking enforcement officer, a transportation and parking enforcement coordinator, an emergency response team member, a personal protection detail lead, and a sexual misconduct investigator. Nick is trained in the FEMA Incident Command System, he is an IPMBA certified bike patrol officer, a CPTED certified inspector, and one of CC's sexual misconduct investigators. He has a bachelor's degree in International Studies with a focus in Conflict Resolution from the American University School of International Service.