Brian Miller, former Hammond Chief of Police, has assumed responsibilities as Director of Public Safety at Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central.

His duties in this newly-established position include overseeing law enforcement, emergency preparedness, regulatory compliance and transportation at both regional campuses. Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central are engaging in a unification process to become Purdue University Northwest effective with the start of the 2016-17 academic year.

Miller, who retired from the Hammond Police Department in 2014 after 23 years, 10 as chief, reports to Stephen Turner, vice chancellor of Finance and Administrative Services for both campuses.