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Special Operations Bureau


The Special Operations Bureau Inspector reports directly to the Chief of Police and oversees all investigations, dignitary protection, Evidence control, Card assess, CCTV, The Communication Center staff and all Public Safety Equipment.

Dignitary Protection

The Special Operations Bureau, consisting of the Investigations Unit, is responsible for providing special protection or to supplement other federal or local agencies in protecting distinguished visitors to Brown University. The Lieutenant will coordinate security operations with external law enforcement agencies as needed to ensure a secure event on campus for all visiting dignitaries.


Investigations Unit

Building Security and Technical Services Bureau


Special Operations Commander:
Sergeant John Carvalho

Detective Mark Edmonds
Detective Jeanne Peck
Detective Armand Pereira
Detective John Remka

IT Director
Hans Edwardsen

Building Security/Technical Services Manager
David Cardoza

Card Access Coordinator
Stephen Wright

Technical Services Assistant Access Coordinator
Nikerson Frederique