Dan Bennett

Dan Bennett

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  • Police Commissioner and Executive Director of University Safety and Security
  • Administrative Fellow for Compliance
  • Doctoral Student, Higher Education Leadership, Edgewood College
  • MS, Public Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • BS, Public Administration in Law Enforcement, Nevada State College

Biography

Daniel Bennett began his career at Michigan Tech in 2009 as the Police Chief/Director of Public Safety and Police Services and was appointed to the position of Police Commissioner and Executive Director of University Safety and Security in 2016.

Prior to his tenure at Michigan Tech, Bennett began his service in 1980, when he joined the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in the infantry, reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant.  His police service began in 1989 with a municipal police department in the northern suburbs of Chicago and in 2004 accepted a command position with a college police department in the City of Las Vegas.  Bennett is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.