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Kevin Corbin Appointed as New Public Safety Director at the University of Evansville

Posted: Monday, November 13, 2023

The University of Evansville (UE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Corbin as the new Public Safety Director. Corbin's extensive background in law enforcement, security management, and his commitment to innovation and safety will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the University's campus community.

A highly qualified professional with a master's degree in security management and actively pursuing a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Corbin brings a wealth of knowledge and academic rigor to his new role.

With nearly 22 years of dedicated service at the Evansville Police Department, Corbin has demonstrated his commitment to public safety. He has served in various capacities, including the Crime Prevention Unit, where his creative problem-solving and adaptive critical thinking skills were instrumental to the unit's success. His experience also includes roles in Motor Patrol, Crises Intervention Team (CIT), Mobile Field Force, Humane Officer Unit, and Honor Guard, in addition to conducting a wide range of criminal investigations.

Furthermore, Corbin holds certifications in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) at both basic and advanced levels, as well as a Professional Designation in CPTED. His expertise extends to school safety, and various certifications in OSHA and FEMA disciplines.

In addition to his law enforcement career, Corbin has shared his knowledge as a guest instructor at local universities and colleges. His commitment to education extends to positions as an adjunct in Criminal Justice at Oakland City University and contributions to the Southwestern Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.

"I am thrilled to be joining UE as the new Public Safety Director. My commitment to safety and my professional experiences will be essential in ensuring the well-being of the University's students, faculty, and staff. I look forward to collaborating with the University of Evansville community to further enhance the safety and security of campus," said Corbin upon his appointment.

Corbin replaces current Director Jason Cullum who leaves the university after a nearly four-year stint for a school resource officer position at a local district. Corbin officially begins his duties on Wednesday, November 15.

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