Department of Public Safety

Dept of Public Safety


  • providing a safe and secure learning environment,

  • assisting in improving academic achievement,

  • proactively working to prevent incidents at schools,

  • assisting in improving student attendance,

  • implementing emergency planning and preparedness.


  • are honest, fair, and consistent,

  • recognize the diversity in our community,

  • are always respectful of others,

  • possess the highest degree of integrity,

  • maintain a professional demeanor,

  • protect our staff, students, and visitors,

  • set public safety standards as high as possible.

Please, only fill out one form (either Google Form or PDF). The Google Form is the preferred way to send the volunteer request.

PDF Form: PDF Document2023-24 Volunteer Application

Google Form: External Link2023-2024 Volunteer Application


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519 West Kalamazoo
Lansing, Michigan 48933

517-755-2030 Main Office
517-755-2039 Fax
M-F: 8am to 5pm

Department of Public Safety Staff

Public Safety Director
Dale Person
(517) 755-2031

Public Safety Specialist/District Local Agency Security Officer
Ortencia Martinez
(517) 755-2032

Public Safety Specialist
Marc Ward
(517) 755-2030

Internal Investigator/Title IX Coordinator
Dewayne Burton
(517) 643-4445 Cell
(517) 755-2034 Desk

Public Safety Specialist/Title IX Coordinator
Darin Walter
(517) 755-2037

Team Lead Officer
Bryan Black
(517) 755-4264

Team Lead Officer
Hundley Campbell
(517) 755-2076

Team Lead Officer
Ronshon Fisher
(517) 755-4426

External LinkMichigan Department of Education
External LinkUS Department of Homeland Security
External LinkLansing Police Department
External LinkMichigan State Police
External LinkNational Crime Prevention Council

11,500 Enrollment by 2025
85% Graduation Rate by 2025
90% Attendance by 2025