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Emeritus Alumni Society Coffee Chat

Join fellow emeritus alumni for a coffee chat and hear from guest speaker David Perry, Florida State University Chief of Police.
10 a.m. Social, 10:30 a.m. Program
RSVP by Monday, July 9.
David L. Perry, has worked in law enforcement since 1993. He began his career as a police officer for the Albany Police Department in Albany, Georgia where he quickly rose to the rank of investigator before being transferred to the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit. At age 26, he was appointed Chief of Police at Albany State University in Albany, Georgia. From 2003 to 2006, Perry served as the Deputy Chief of Police for Clemson University. In 2006, Perry accepted the position as Chief of Police for Florida State University (FSU).
As FSU’s Assistant Vice President for Safety and Chief of Police, his responsibilities include overseeing safety, police and security services on FSU's campuses in Panama City, Sarasota and the Florida State University School (K-12) campus in Tallahassee, in addition to his main campus responsibilities. The FSU Police Department currently has 75 sworn officers and a number of security and administrative personnel at each location. Chief Perry's responsibilities also include overseeing access control and CCTV systems, transportation, parking enforcement and emergency management for the university.
In addition to serving as the immediate past president for the North Florida Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Chief Perry is a dedicated board member for the Florida Police Chiefs Association (1st Vice President), a member of the American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter and is a past president for the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators representing all colleges and universities in the world.
Chief Perry earned two degrees from Albany State University; he earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice in 1993 and a master’s degree in public administration in 2002. Chief Perry has also completed the basic police recruit training academies in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Florida State University Alumni Center Grand Ballroom 1030 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL

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