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Leading Equity

Feb 17, 2020

About Lewis A. Eakins, PhD, CPP

Lewis A. Eakins, PhD, CPP has over 35 years of law enforcement, private investigations, security consulting, and emergency management experience. He is currently the Chief Security Officer & Director of Public Safety at Idaho State University.  Dr. Eakins was formerly the Chief of Police at Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL; a Captain with the METRO Transit Police in Houston, TX; and the Assistant Chief of Police at Texas Southern University, also in Houston, TX.

Dr. Eakins has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Athens State University, a M.S. in Security Management from Bellevue University, and a PhD in Public Policy and Administration with a concentration in Homeland Security Policy and Coordination from Walden University. He is a sought after presenter nationally and internationally on the topics of emergency operations planning, active shooter prevention and response, and police bias.

Show Highlights

  • Lockdown Protocol
  • Testing the Emergency Operations Plan
  • Training Programs
  • Active Shooter Events
  • Arming Teachers
  • REMS TA Center
  • Lockdown Aftermath Strategies

Connect with Lewis

Twitter: @LewisEakins

Additional Resources

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS)

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School Leadership Series: Immersing Cultural Responsiveness