Public Safety


School of Public Safety programs prepare students for careers in community safety, including policing, investigations, security, institutional and community-based correctional systems, licensed paralegal to provide legal services and emergency management. Our programs include diplomas in Police Foundations, Community and Justice Services, Paralegal and Investigations – Public and Private, as well as a post-graduate certificate in Emergency Management. We are committed to equipping students with the tools they need to address community safety concerns beyond traditional organizational, professional, and social boundaries in order to promote effective and sustainable solutions that build safe and secure communities.

Find out more about each of our programs by clicking on one of the links below:


Lee Weare
Associate Dean

Kelly Robinson
Academic Portfolio Administrator

Jessica McLean
Program Coordinator – Police Foundations

Paul Hommersen
Program Coordinator – Honours Bachelor of Community Safety

Christine Ter-Steege
Program Coordinator – Investigation: Public and Private

Netta Romano
Program Coordinator – Paralegal

Julie Dempsey
Program Coordinator – Community and Justice Services

Our Faculty

Lee Weare

Lee Weare

Associate Dean, Public Safety

Associate Dean, School of Public Safety
Jessica McLean

Jessica McLean

Professor and Program Coordinator, Police Foundations program 

Paul Hommersen

Paul Hommersen

Professor and Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Community Safety

Netta Romano

Netta Romano

Professor, Paralegal program

Julie Dempsey

Julie Dempsey

Professor & Program Coordinator, Community and Justice Services

Program Coordinator and Professor, Community and Justice Services