Adam GarciaVP of Public Safety Services University Police Services, Southern Command

Adam Garcia has 40 years of law enforcement, fire service and emergency management training, education and experience, including his current role as Vice President for Public Safety Services. This position serves the safety needs of all Nevada System of Higher Education facilities across southern Nevada. Adam is a graduate of the 224th session of the FBI National Academy and holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science. He has been active in national and State law enforcement organizations including past chair of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) College and University Section; past board member of the IACP Foundation; prior member of the IACP Homeland Security committee; served for a decade as a Commissioner on the Nevada Homeland Security Commission under two Governors and currently serves the State of Nevada as a member of the Funeral and Cemetery Board. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nevada, Reno and is a published researcher. Adam is the recipient of numerous commendations and life saving awards and was recognized as the Police Director of the Year by the National Association of Campus Safety in 2016.


HIGHER ED GENERAL SESSION: Looking Forward – How Campus Leaders Must Be Vigilant in Planning, Preparedness, Prevention and Response

7/22/2021 4:45 – 6:00 PM