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Chief of Police Appointed at UNH

Julie Winkel

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West Haven — West Haven Chief of Police Ronald Quagliani has been appointed Executive Director of Safety and Transportation at the University of New Haven (UNH). He will assume his post at UNH on Jan. 4, 2010. This is a new position at the university.

“We are pleased to have a dedicated law enforcement professional of Chief Quagliani’s caliber overseeing the safety of our students on campus,” said University of New Haven President Steven H. Kaplan. “Our enrollment has increased substantially in recent years and Chief Quagliani’s appointment is part of our ongoing effort to meet the growing needs of our student body.”

Quagliani has a distinguished career of 25 years in police work and public safety. As West Haven police chief, he oversees a staff of more than 200 and manages an annual budget of $12 million. He holds a M.S. in national security and public safety and a B.S. in criminal justice, law enforcement administration, both from the University of New Haven. He also is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

“The University of New Haven provided me with the practical skills and education that guided me through my entire law enforcement career,” said Quagliani. “I now look forward to joining UNH and utilizing these skills for the betterment of the University community.”

In addition to his extensive experience and education, Quagliani is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science Chief’s Award and the Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut Distinguished Chiefs Award. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at UNH.

The Charger Bulletin would like to welcome Quagliani to the university!

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