Paul Denton

Consultant, Trainer & Public Safety Subject Matter Expert
Security Risk Management Consultants
As Chief at OSU he reorganized the Division launching a crime analysis and problem-oriented approach to address campus crime issues. Under Chief Denton the agency earned accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Chief Denton has successfully directed public safety operations for major campus events such as football games, political campaigns, and other dignitary visits. He has worked as a member of the exercise design team and evaluator for tabletop, functional and full-scale emergency exercises on the local and county wide levels.
He serves on numerous campus, community and professional work groups including his current appointment by the governor to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, as past Chair of the Franklin County Chiefs Association and with the US Department of Education CLERY/VAWA negotiated rule making committee. He has presented in the classroom as a guest lecturer, at state and national professional conferences and to local community groups.

Chief Denton holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University; a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Tiffin University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Youngstown State University.

He attended the 194th session of the FBI National Academy and received certificates in the Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) and Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) programs.
As of June 2015, he has retired from his position as Chief of Police in Ohio State University.  He currently works as a consultant for Security Risk Management Consultant, instructs for TEEX Emergency Services Training Institute, and is a trainer for NCS4’s workshops.

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