Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Marlon Runnels

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

Congratulations to Montgomery (Texas) Independent School District Chief of Police Marlon Runnels for being named one of this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Implemented and enhanced the following standard response protocols: lockdown, secure the perimeter, evacuate, shelter in place and hold.
  • Implemented and enhanced the district’s drug take-back program, theft reduction program, lidar guns for traffic control, explorer program, Stop the Bleed and more.
  • Provided agencies from surrounding jurisdictions with emergency response plans and campus layouts so each agency will know how and where to respond during an emergency.

View his photo gallery.

The Director of the Year winners and runners-up will be announced this summer at Campus Safety Conference East, being held in Bethesda, Maryland, July 12-14. For more information, visit, email or call (855) 351-0927.

Read about the other finalists.

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