Paul Dean

Adjunct Professor, Chief of Police/Assistant Vice President

Homeland Security Minor
Homeland Security, B.S.


Paul H. Dean is the Chief of Police -Executive Director of Public Safety and Vice President for Student and Academic Services for the University of New Hampshire. Chief Dean is a 30 year veteran of law enforcement and holds a Master’s of Science in Leadership and, Bachelors of Science with honors in Criminal Justice Management from Granite State College. Chief Dean is a graduate of the 186th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and The Babson College Command Officer Training program in Wellesley MA.

Chief Dean serves as an adjunct instructor for the Great Bay Community College-Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Program. Chief Dean Serves as an adjunct instructor for Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in collaboration with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Homeland Security Program, as an instructor in terrorism and emergency management related issues.

Chief Dean is the chairperson of the IACLEA Homeland Security & Domestic Preparedness Committee and is the co-author of the highly successful FEMA MGT 361 and 361(c) Managing Critical Incidents for Higher Education Institutions: A Multi-Disciplinary, Community Approach.

Chief Dean is the President of the New Hampshire Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Association, Executive Board member of the NH Chiefs of Police-Strafford County Representative, Executive Board member of the NH Police Association, Advisory Board member of the FBI National Academy in Quantico VA and, The United States Department of Homeland Security State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council.

Chief Dean serves on numerous committees at the University of New Hampshire, to include the Student/Faculty/Staff Behavioral Intervention Team, Transportation Safety and Chairs the University Emergency Group.