Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety and Public Safety Services

Created in 2000, the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS), located within the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, focuses on improving and enhancing safety by addressing topics which affect Virginia law enforcement, schools, and institutions of higher education. The VCSCS is a resource and training center for information and research about national and statewide safety efforts and initiatives in K-12 schools and institutions of higher education. Through Virginia Code § 9.1-184, the VCSCS is mandated to:

The VCSCS strives to achieve all of these mandates and to be a one-stop service center to K-12 schools, institutions of higher learning, and law enforcement agencies. On the VCSCS’ webpages, constituents will find trending topics, resources, trainings, and legislation updates for the fields of:

 

Public Safety Training and the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety Staff

Division Director

Donna Michaelis
804.371.6506
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Staff

Betsy Bell, K-12 Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Coordinator
804.418.4629
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Ed Ewing, Crisis Management and Critical Incident Response Coordinator
804.370.3755
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Kim Simon, SRO/SSO Training and Program Coordinator
804.997.1717
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Deborah Bell, Criminal Justice Grant Program Specialist
804.929.7298
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Adam Keene, Active Attack Program Coordinator
804.929.2768
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Brad Stang, Threat Assessment Program Coordinator
804.786.3973
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Chris Boucher, Criminal Justice Grant Program Specialist
804.584.0510
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Tracy Matthews, Law Enforcement Training and Grants Supervisor, Acting Manager
804.371-0635
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Lori Walters, Grant Compliance and Administrative Training Specialist
804.225.2091
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Randy Campbell, Active Attack Training Specialist
804.347.3817
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Michelle Miles, SRO/SSO Grant Monitor
804.225.1846
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Nikki Wilcox, School Safety Audit and Climate Survey Coordinator
804.786.3923
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Alan Chambers, Active Attack Training Specialist
804.510.9799
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Carol Miller, Administrative Training Specialist
804.225.4111
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Gillian Wilson, Online Training and Resource Development Coordinator
804.482.8922
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James Christian, K-12 School Safety and Threat Assessment Manager
804.357.0967
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Nicole Phelps, Criminal Justice Grant Program Specialist
804.263.3388
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Natasha Winfree, Criminal Justice Grant Program Specialist
804.659.7593
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Marc Dawkins, Campus and Public Safety Training Manager
804.380.9709
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Beth Polak, Grant Program Specialist
804.659.6487
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Cynthia Wood, Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program Coordinator
804.659.7592
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Shellie Evers, School Safety Training and Conference Coordinator
804.629.7042
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Chris Scuderi, Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Coordinator
804.278.7054
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