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Mark Freeman Named Director of Police and Security

Mark Freeman Named Director of Police and Security

July 1, 1997

July 1, 1997, Greencastle, Ind. - Mark Freeman, a member of the Indiana University Police Department in Bloomington, has been appointed director of police and security at DePauw University, effective July 14. At DePauw Freeman will oversee a police and security department that includes six sworn police officers, two security officers and six dispatchers. He succeeds Doug Cox, who continues as a DePauw police officer.

Freeman received a bachelor's degree from IU in 1988 with a major in criminal science and minor in political science. He is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and is certified as a master instructor, the highest certification granted by the Indiana Law Enforcement Board. Freeman is certified in several specialized areas of law enforcement, including accident reconstruction, emergency vehicle operations instructor, moving and Doppler radar instructor, breathalyzer human94748 resources and police management.

He joined the IU Police Department in 1983. Since 1994 Freeman has served as an administrative officer. His areas of responsibility included fiscal/budget management, grant administration, computer network administration, training instructor, shift commander and supervisor of the juvenile justice program.

He and his wife, Wenona, have two sons, Joshua, 7, and Jarrod, 3. They plan to reside in Putnam County.