I am pleased to announce that after an extensive search, Robert A. Wilson has joined the College of Staten Island as Director of Public Safety. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in the law enforcement and public safety field. He rose through the ranks of the Teaneck, NJ Police Department achieving the rank of Sergeant in 1992, Lieutenant, and Captain, culminating with his promotion to Chief in 2008.  He had oversight of 96 officers and 30 civilian employees, serving a township of 40,000.  Included within the township is Fairleigh Dickinson University’s 80-acre Teaneck campus. During his tenure as Chief, Mr. Wilson implemented departmental changes leading to National Accreditation.  He also served Teaneck as Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator and holds several certifications including FEMA National Incident Management.

Mr. Wilson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Jersey City State College and a Master of Public Administration from John Jay College.