Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Gus Paidousis

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of his and his department.

Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Gus Paidousis

Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Gus Paidousis

Congratulations to Knox County (Tenn.) Schools Chief/Director of Security Gus Paidousis for being named one of this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Created a physical fitness incentive program to promote, encourage and reward officers who maintain a healthy lifestyle and to minimize sick leave while maximizing performance and service delivery.
  • Improved department professionalism and enhanced its standing with local law enforcement by implementing 20 general orders to guide officers in their duties.
  • Improved the patrol fleet’s quality by closely managing department finances and having a methodical program to surplus older vehicles and acquire newer replacements.

The Director of the Year winners and runners up will be announced at Campus Safety Conference West, being held in Las Vegas June 17-19. For more information, visit, email or call (855) 351-0927.

View his photo gallery.

Read about the other finalists.

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