For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
February 3, 2012 – Frank Hacken was recently named director of campus safety and security at King’s College. He will coordinate all aspects of campus safety and security, including oversight of the campus security department and education and compliance with work safety.
Hacken will be responsible for supervising and training security personnel, program development, and the College’s hazardous waste material program. He will refine current emergency procedure policies to prepare the campus community for potential crisis situations. He will also ensure that the College is compliant with federal and state campus safety and security regulations.
Hacken retired in January after serving more than 25 years in the Pennsylvania State Police Department, holding the rank of Captain as Troop Commander with Troop R, Dunmore, where he had line authority over all personnel and law enforcement activities.
As a Lieutenant overseeing Crime Sections, Hacken was involved in over 125 homicide investigations. He has developed Major Case Team Plans for investigations, courses on criminal case management and computer programs for investigations. He previously worked as a vice narcotics investigator, conducting numerous undercover operations throughout Pennsylvania. His investigations resulted in more than 250 individuals being arrested and convicted.
Hacken earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton, and a master’s degree in public administration and criminal justice from Marywood University. His professional training includes the International Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy, and the Drug Enforcement Administration, DrugUnit Commanders Academy.
He was an adjunct professor of criminal justice at Luzerne County Community College, Keystone College, and Lehigh/ Carbon County Community College.
Frank Hacken, director of campus safety and security at King’s College
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.