Douglas Kinney

Douglas A. Kinney

Douglas Kinney headshot

Douglas A. Kinney has dedicated his life to public service as a career member of the law enforcement community. Since 2008 Kinney has been the Vice President of Campus Safety and Security at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse.

Kinney manages a 40 member Campus Safety Department. It includes 17 Armed and Sworn Campus Peace Officers, a Fire Safety Code Compliance Officer, Environmental Health and Safety Officers, Dispatchers and unarmed Security Guard staff.

OCC’s 280-acre campus includes a 6,500 seat multi-purpose sports arena and entertainment venue for which Kinney is the lead Security Planner. He also serves as the Incident Commander for emergency response for both on campus emergencies and those contained in the multi-purpose arena; evaluates, tests and makes recommended changes to the Colleges comprehensive multi hazard Emergency Management Plan; serves as the College’s work place violence prevention program instructor; develops and implements polices to be included in the college’s comprehensive policy manual; develops departmental policies and procedures to be included in the departments Standard Operational Procedure Manual; serves as the Chairman of the colleges committee on campus safety; serves as a member of the College’s committee on admission of ex-offenders; serves as a member of the College’s committee on sexual assault prevention; insures compliance with safety and security provisions of Article 129A of the Education Law; is the Campus Safety Survey Administrator (CSSA)-Responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting information required to be reported to the United States Department of Education for compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act ( Clery Act).

His achievements include planning and conducting the first campus wide emergency exercise in the college’s history; planning and conducting annual campus wide emergency exercises designed to test the college’s emergency management plan; and developing OCC’s Student Safety Patrol Program which was recognized in the University Business Magazine as a “Model of Efficiency” in November/December 2010.

Kinney has also served as a Criminal Justice professor. He is a highly decorated 21-year veteran of the Fulton Police Department. He retired at the rank of Lieutenant in 2005.