Randy Burba

About Randy Burba

Randy A. Burba is the Chief of Public Safety for Chapman University. He has served in this capacity since 2005 and he is responsible for all law enforcement related functions, parking, transportation services, fire & life safety, and emergency management for the university. Randy obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Cal Poly University and is a graduate of The University of Southern California’s Delinquency Control Institute. Randy believes that learning is a lifelong endeavor and he continues to learn from his colleagues and the community he serves. He believes that solving problems is the core of community policing and his motto is, “Never be so constrained by your job description that you stop looking for ways to say yes; if you must say no, say it with compassion for the customer’s crisis, real or perceived, and provide options”. He began his career in 1986 at the University of Southern California. In his 33 years of campus law enforcement he has had the opportunity to partner with many diverse groups to solve problems within the local community, including building a house in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity as part of a community policing outreach. He has served as President for The International Association of Campus Law enforcement Administrators (IACLEA); President of The California College and University Police Chief’s Association (CCUPCA); Chair of the Board for Crime Survivors; he is member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); The American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS); and The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). Randy resides in Orange California with his wife and two daughters.

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Two Traits on Which to Build A Workforce

Two Traits on Which to Build A Workforce

Individuals, governments, and private businesses all share one absolute truth: Reputation is everything. If an individual has a bad reputation, no one wants to take a chance on them. When a company has a bad reputation, no one wants to do business with them, so much so, that others can simply avoid these less-desirable services and take their business elsewhere. However, people often can’t easily avoid or seek out another local government as easily. Therefore, in many ways, it is even more critical that local governments guard their reputation.

The Price and Cost of Free Speech

The Price and Cost of Free Speech

Once upon a time, colleges and universities  were  the place to explore and express new ideas, and to have vigorous debate and discourse, often about highly polarizing issues that included abortion, war, civil rights, and religion.  There was intensity and passion,...
The New Torches and Pitchforks

The New Torches and Pitchforks

We’ve all heard that actions speak louder than words but I don’t think that is an axiom we can decry with a certainty any longer; in part, as a result of the power of the social media sound bites. The tag line or sound bite from an incident is often more...
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