Spotlight on Higher Education Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Douglas Roberts

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 Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Douglas Roberts

Missouri S&T Chief of Police Douglas Roberts

ROLLA, Mo. — Congratulations to Missouri S&T Chief of Police Douglas Roberts for being named one of this year’s higher education Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Hosted weekly meetings during the pandemic between city and county leaders, school districts, and hospitals to discuss best practices, strategies, issues, and community needs.
  • Installed more than 400 security cameras to act as a force multiplier and provide real-time intelligence related to campus events and activity.
  • Developed the “Coco with the PoPo” program to foster department engagement with students and other members of the campus community

View his photo gallery.

Read about the other higher education finalists.

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About the Author

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Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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