Our Campus Safety & Security staff includes 20 full time certified security officers, five communication officers and three command staff administrators.
Officers are charged with enforcing the Student Code of Conduct found in the North Miami Student Handbook.
Officers follow written standards for daily operation, established by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators. All officers
Members of all departments are active in the local Emergency Planning Committee and take part in emergency drills throughout the year. In addition, command and risk management staff has received both basic and advanced Incident Command System training.
Administration (Command Staff)
*John S. Bukata, Director Campus Safety & Security, 305-892-7603
Kelvin Darrough, Lieutenant of Operations, 305-892-7639 Directly supervises all field patrol operations, supervise officers-in-charge, crime prevention officer and special events.
Santos Matias, Lieutenant of Administration, 305-892-7604 Manages university vehicle fleet, parking enforcement program, access control administrator and all office functions supporting the department services; Women's Self Defense (R.A.D.) Instructor. Support StaffMarc Jude-Jean Baptiste, Corporal, Fleet Officer/Administration Services, 305-892-7604Virginia Santibanez, Communications/Dispatch Student Assistant, 305-892-7011 Marquis Hopkins, Records Clerk/Student Administrative Assistant, 305-892-7604
Officers in Charge Sgt Joseph WitheringtonSgt Enrique Lesende Sgt Juan Reyes Sgt Walter WadePhone: 305-892-7630
Patrol SupervisorDepartments Information: 305-892-7574Dispatch/Operation Center (24 hours): 305-892-7011 Hearing Impaired (TTY): 305-981-1407 Emergency: 911
Communications Officers, Dispatch Operation CenterSgt. Woodly Romulus, communications officer in charge (OIC)Lenica FordNatalie LagunaLenica A. Holmes Walkine St. Fleur, communication officer, access control