Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

Police Chief Anita Allen Talks Safety, Trust, and Student-Centered Policing (820 hits)

As Police Chief Anita Allen prepared for her first day at FVSU, she sat down with media studies major Randall Barnes to discuss safety, trust, mentoring, customer service, and student-centered policing. She highlights the importance of training, transparency, being responsive to student concerns, and involving them proactively in safety. Active engagement, she says, is the key.


As chief, Allen supervises the university’s police department, including security planning, criminal investigation, legal compliance, surveillance and data management, safety training, and community engagement. Allen’s most recent experience includes service as a captain in the Albany State University Police Department.

Allen’s tenure at ASU included roles as interim chief, s*xual assault investigator, internal affairs investigator, training director, dispatcher supervisor, and public information officer. She led the collection of evidence, the execution of arrest and search warrants, policy development, productivity assessment, leadership education, budgeting, and promotional material development. She was also a highly visible spokesperson for the department, and oversaw coordination with other law enforcement agencies.

“I hope to lead, develop, build, and create positive change at Fort Valley State University,” said Allen. “My mission is to help students find purpose and be their greatest selves.”

Prior to her work at ASU, Allen served as a lieutenant, criminal investigator, and housing corporal in the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office. She was also the executive assistant to the district health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health. Allen earned a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina College of Theology and holds multiple certifications from the Georgia Public Training Center. She has served on numerous civic and non-profit boards and committees.


http://www.fvsu.edu/
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, June 5th 2018 at 2:36PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
365 DAYS OF LOVE: GARDENING AND GROWING
How to help Hurricane Michael victims: 15 things you can do right now
365 DAYS OF LOVE: GARDENING AND GROWING
Join us for an Open Campus Day on Saturday.
IT’S VISITING ALUMNI DAY!!!!
365 DAYS OF LOVE: TIME TOGETHER
Congratulations to Dr. Pollard in being named one of the Who's Who among HBCUs.
365 DAYS OF LOVE: GARDENING AND GROWING
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elynor moss has logged 40264 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 39536 blog subscribers!
nicole burgess has logged 134 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
jean-marie poffe just edited his profile. 09:35PM
jean-marie poffe just became a new member. 07:29PM
nicole burgess just posted a blog entitled 'bowie state university; officer trainee chaning d. burgess, uscg'. 10:00PM
clifford etheredge just edited his profile. 07:22PM
clifford etheregde just edited his profile. 07:18PM
clifford etheregde just became a new member. 07:04PM
ira pernsley just joined a new club (entrepreneurs of hbcu's). 12:48PM
ernest wilson just became a new member. 01:56PM
courtney roberts just edited her profile. 05:55PM
courtney roberts just became a new member. 05:39PM
angela solomon just became a new member. 10:38AM
dreanna neal just became a new member. 07:13PM
>> more | invite friends