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Staff Directory

Staff directory

The Department of Public Safety is made up of nearly 200 team members, whose roles include officers, ID staff, training staff, investigators, and administrative staff. Their top priority is keeping our University community safe.

Use the staff directory below to reach out to key contacts in our office. Visit out Contact page for office phone numbers, locations, and hours. Or use our feedback form to ask a question, raise a concern, or let us know how we’re doing.

Mark Fischer
(585) 276-5969

Gerald Pickering
Deputy Chief
(585) 276-7397

Christopher Sly
Associate Director – Administration
(585) 275-3437

Michael Epping
Assistant Director/Commander – Patrol Operations
(585) 275-1087

Lorraine McTarnaghan
Assistant Director – Medical Center Operations
(585) 275-2500

James Newell
Assistant Director/Commander – Investigations
(585) 273-1610

Dana Perrin
Assistant Director/Commander – River Campus and Eastman School of Music Operations/PIO
(585) 275-5221

Edward Schiedel
Assistant Director/Commander – Technical Services
(585) 275-3437

Cynthia Coates
Captain – Medical Center/Crime Prevention/Workplace Violence/Diversity
(585) 273-5022

Joseph Reed
Captain – Student Programs/ Diversity
(585) 273-5018

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