Paul Berger

Paul Berger

Paul Berger headshot

Paul Berger serves as the commissioner of the State University Police. He has served in various positions with the University at Albany Police Department for the last 25 years, most recently interim deputy chief of police.

He has a deep knowledge of training requirements and opportunities for university police as well as the latest protocols for student safety, homeland security, and crisis intervention.

Commissioner Berger is responsible for strategic planning among the SUNY University Police, collaborating with the system’s campus police departments and with various staffs such as employee relations, governmental affairs, student affairs, and boards of trustees. He also serves as a liaison with a number of external stakeholders, including federal, municipal, and state law enforcement agencies, professional law enforcement associations, and state and national training organizations.