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Sergeant Russell Dove is a 30-year veteran in the public safety profession and currently serves at the University’s Campus Safety Survey Administrator. He is a certified criminal justice instructor who routinely provides instruction at the Regional Criminal Justice Academy. He is an AED/CPR, First-Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor and serves as the department's designated Infection Control Officer.
Sergeant Dove is responsible for various assignments which include managing the Communications Center, data analysis, managing the campus mass notification system(s), records management and submission of the agency/department's official criminal activity and statistical reports to the appropriate state and federal agencies. He also conducts a variety of the department's administrative functions to include developing or updating protocols to increase customer service satisfaction and operations efficiency.
Sergeant Dove is a Longwood alumnus; he completed his BS degree in Sociology with several honors to include receiving the Who's Who among College Seniors and he was the recipient of the Dan Daniel Senior Award for Scholarship and Citizenship. He is also a graduate of The Institute for Leadership in Changing Times sponsored by the Pamplin Business College at VIRGINIA TECH and the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation.
Sergeant Dove has a long history of public service. He is a life-member of the Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue Squad; he currently serves as Chairman of the Prince Edward County Public School Board and he is affiliated with several other governing boards. He is also a member of the local Rotary Club and the PHI KAPPA PHI Honor Society that promotes service above self.
Sergeant Dove and his wife own and manage several rental properties. His free time is centered around his family, his wife, two children and a grandson. In his limited spare time, he enjoys reading and working on small household projects.