Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Jason Schiffer

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

Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Jason Schiffer

Chief Jason Schiffer

Congratulations to Lehigh University Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety/Chief of Police Jason Schiffer for being named one of this year’s Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Proved the necessity of the entire Police Department during the COVID-19 pandemic and prevented the furlough of all police officers and dispatchers.
  • Created the Campus Safety Division, which now incorporates the Lehigh University Police Department and security guards; campus safety communications center; identification, electronic access, and locksmith office; Life Safety, Environmental Health and Safety; and Emergency Medical Services.
  • Reversed mandatory arrest policies for alcohol violations, reducing arrests by 90% with no statistically significant increase in crimes or alcohol-related medical incidents.

Winners of this year’s Director of the Year award will be announced at Campus Safety Conference West, taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10-12. For more information and to register, visit

View his photos.

Read about the other finalists.

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