Our Mission

The Office of Police and Risk Management will maintain a strong partnerships with community members on all SMU campuses, to preserve life, protect property, reduce risk, and promote the educational objectives of SMU.

The Office is dedicated to reducing crime and risks, by providing community education, prevention, response, investigation, and recovery in a manner that supports life safety, strong partnerships, solid business sense, and property protection at all of SMU’s campuses.

Leadership and Offices 

Richard Shafer
Chief of Police
214-768-1580
rashafer@smu.edu
David Liner, MBA, MS, P.E., ARM, CHMM, REM, RS, CIAQP
Director of Risk Management and
Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety
214-768-3224
dliner@smu.edu
 
Lee Arning
Director of Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity
214-768-4090
larning@smu.edu

Leadership

Position open
Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

 

Angie Irvin
Assistant to the Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
214-768-2486
airvin@smu.edu

 

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