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Protest Preparation and Response at Chapman University

March 1, 2017
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866 
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Newton Michael R.
Organization: University of Wisconsin - Madison

MICHAEL R. NEWTON, Ph.D., Police Captain

Captain Michael R. Newton currently leads the University of Wisconsin (UW) – Madison Police Department’s Field Services Division. This division is responsible for police patrol, security services, health science security, 911 communications and special events. Michael has been with the department since 1998, and was initially assigned to third shift patrol. In 2002, he went from third shift patrol to the department’s Court Services Officer position. In this position, Michael was the department’s liaison to the Dane County District Attorney’s Office. In 2003, he was promoted to sergeant and began working in a new department division called Planning and Development. Michael was assigned as the sergeant of that new unit, which was responsible for all emergency management activities on campus. Michael remained in this position until 2007, when he went back to third shift patrol, leading a shift of police and security officers. In 2008, Michael was promoted to lieutenant and returned to the department’s Emergency Management Unit. In 2010, he was promoted to captain and was assigned to lead the Planning and Development Division (Emergency Management and Infrastructure Security). In 2013, Michael was assigned to lead the Field Services Division.

Michael has a strong work ethic and is dedicated to making improvements within the agency and community. Michael has extensive experience working on crowd management issues in areas of special events and also protests. Michael worked for over 30 days in the interior branch at the Wisconsin State Capitol during the 2011 Capitol Protests related to Wisconsin Act 10.  Michael is very involved in the community and serves as an advisor to a campus registered student organization.  Michael currently is the president of the board of directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Wisconsin.  Michael has an associate’s degree and a certificate in psychology from North Central Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin. He has a bachelor’s degree from Mount Senario College in Lady Smith, Wisconsin, and a master’s degree from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Michael has his Ph.D. from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Michael is also a graduate of the Southern Police Institutes’ 113th Administrative Officers C

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