Jeffrey Godown will serve as the interim sheriff of Cal State San Bernardino while the university searches for a successor to Sheriff Nina Jamsen across the country.
Jamsen will retire on February 1st seven years in the post.
A longtime law enforcement veteran, Jamsen founded the university’s first Campus Police Advisory Council, a diverse group of community members providing safety advice and advice. safety and quality of life of those on and visiting campus.
Late last year, Jamsen received praise from university officials for her efforts in coronavirus pandemic. Their statement of support follows a nonprofit that represents police officers, sergeants, and sergeants in the California State University police system. statement “not confident” in her leadership.
“Sheriff Jamsen has led our University Police Department in a forward-looking transition to support CSUSB’s academic mission,” university officials said in a statement on Friday. September last year. “The chief sets the tone and advises the leadership team and her officers in the appropriate way for community policing.
“She stood behind her officers and provided them with valuable support in a time of need.”
Godown, a law enforcement veteran of more than 30 years with policing experience in San Francisco and Los Angeles, most recently served with the Oakland Unified Police Department and the University of San Francisco.
At CSUSB, Godown will oversee 20 sworn officers, 22 community service officers, 29 parking enforcement officers, five police dispatchers, and four administrative officers.
“Policy is about respect, community and compassion,” he said in a news release. “I will lead this division while using this philosophy in everything we do.”
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