Community Partnership Award Presented to David Miles
Teaneck, NJ (December 19, 2006) — The North Jersey Regional Crime Prevention Officers Association has honored David Miles, University Director of Public Safety for Fairleigh Dickinson. Miles is the 2006 recipient of the Community Partnership Award for service.
According to Lt. Patrick Fay of the Hackensack Police Department and president of the organization, more than 100 community representatives attended the awards luncheon on December 14. “The heart of the association is community,” he said. “Crime prevention includes all elements of the community and we are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all our communities.”
Miles has been with FDU since 1980. In 1984 he was named Director of Security for the Metropolitan Campus and in 2004, University Director of Public Safety.
Among his many accomplishments are the computerized guard tour system, installation of a computerized card access and video ID card system, as well as the installation of video surveillance and emergency telephones. He created a Student Auxiliary Patrol, helped to create a campus threat assessment team and serves as co-chair of the Emergency Management Team.
In addition, he is actively involved with the Teaneck Police Department Community Policing Unit, working on initiatives that include the Junior Police Academy and gang violence.
Commenting on the award, Campus Provost Joseph Kiernan said, “Congratulations to David Miles on this prestigious award. His value to our campus community is well known to all of us. He is a true and official pillar of the campus community and we are fortunate to have him with us.”