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Murray to head UH Hilo campus security

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
Contact:
Alyson Y Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669
Dir, Media Rel, University Relations
Posted: Oct 26, 2017

Richard Murray has been appointed Director of Campus Security at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, effective November 6, 2017. 

Murray brings to UH Hilo more than 16 years of experience in college security administration in Hawaiʻi. He is currently the Safety and Security Manager at Honolulu Community College (HCC) where he is responsible for all safety, security and emergency preparedness programs in addition to supervising and providing in-service training for campus security officers and contracted security guards. He held the same title and responsibilities at Windward Community College from January 2011 until he assumed the HCC post in July 2016, and previously served as Associate Director of Security and Safety at Hawaiʻi Pacific University beginning in October 2001.

UH Hilo Security is responsible for providing 24-7, year-round security for the campus, including routine patrol duties, parking and traffic enforcement, conducting investigations, responding to emergencies and alarms, communicating emergency notifications, as well as securing rooms and buildings.