Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Marcus Lyles
Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.
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Congratulations to Howard University Executive Director and Chief of Police Marcus Lyles 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:
- Kept department motivated despite the school being targeted with eight bomb threats in 2022.
- Decreased crime on campus by 30% over the past three years despite the school being located in a high-crime area (the surrounding community experiences eight times the rate of crime compared to the campus).
- Installed or upgraded more than 600 security cameras, access control, mobile cameras, Peace of Mind devices for every member of the community, a safety app, and mass notification.
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 CampusSafetyConference.com.
Read about the other finalists.
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