Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist William Adcox

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 William Adcox, who is associate vice president and chief of police and chief security officer of MD Anderson Cancer Center and UTHealth Science Center at Houston for being named one of this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Redeveloped strategic planning process into an interactive, initiative-based document, which has led to increased support from staff and senior campus executives.
  • All officers are Mental Health Officer Certified, which equips them with critical de-escalation and awareness skills.
  • Adopted the “near-miss” approach to reporting to actively identify security issues, such as unsecured doors, suspicious persons, water leaks, damaged furniture, etc.

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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