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Campus Policing and Security

Action Item: Identify police chief candidates committed to serving underrepresented communities


The Action Item has been fully implemented.

The Action Item has been fully implemented.

With the retirement of its long-serving police chief, Clark will undergo a search for a new leader. The search committee will convey to candidates Clark’s deep interest in police leadership committed to understanding underrepresented communities’ experiences with policing, and identify candidates so aligned.


Updates as of Nov. 2, 2020

  • Sgt. Lauren Misale has been hired as chief of the Clark University Police Department (CUPD). She is open to developing a new model of campus policing and security.

Updates as of June 30, 2020

  • A search committee, which includes a member of the Black Student Union (BSU), has been formed.