A retired police captain from Glendale, California, has been named director of the Office of Safety and Security at Freed-Hardeman University, FHU President David Shannon announced this week. Captain Stewart S. Brackin assumed his duties Oct. 9, 2018.
Brackin served the Glendale Police Department from 1993-2018. He brings with him considerable experience in several facets of police work. Joining the force as a patrol officer, he also worked in burglary/auto theft as a detective, the gang unit and as a member of the SWAT team. Promoted to sergeant in 2006, Brackin worked in internal affairs until 2012 when he was made a lieutenant. In that capacity, he served in the Professional Standards Bureau, as an area and watch commander, the traffic bureau commander, and joint air support commander. He retired as captain of the field services division.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pepperdine University and a Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certificate.
“I am very pleased Captain Brackin has agreed to direct our security force,” Shannon said. “He brings with him a wealth of experience in law enforcement and I look forward to hearing his ideas for better serving our students. Their safety and security is always a primary concern.”
“We are blessed to be located in a safe community with a low-crime rate,” Shannon continued, “but given the current climate in our country, we want to be well prepared for any threatening incident.”
The FHU Office of Campus Safety and Security works with local law enforcement 24/7 to monitor campus traffic, suspicious activities on and around campus and severe weather. The campus security staff continuously monitors on-campus activity through security cameras and regular patrols. The FHU community also participates in LionAlert, an electronic early alert system for severe weather as well as any local or campus incident.
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