IACLEA has named Susan Riseling its Executive Director.

Riseling was most recently  the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department. She has woven problem solving policing with community oriented policing to form an effective approach in dealing with campus safety and crime issues. She is considered an expert in date and acquaintance rape, crowd management and active shooter prevention.

She began her career at the University of Maryland  College Park as the Manager of Security for Residence Life. She attended the University of Maryland for both her undergraduate and graduate work. After that, she served as the second in command at the State University of New York  Stony Brook Police Department.

Riseling served four years as the Vice President At Large for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and is a Past General Chair of the College and University Police Section. She is a Past President of several state and local organizations, including the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Wisconsin Police Executive Group, and the Dane County Chiefs of Police Association. She is also the recipient of several awards, including the NAWLEE Motorola Law Enforcement Executive of the Year and the Student Personnel Association Chancellor’s Award.

“After a fantastic career in campus law enforcement, I cannot think of a better position than being the Executive Director of IACLEA. It will allow me to continue to serve and make contributions to the field of public safety,”  Riseling said.

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