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Personnel
(417) 328-1556

The department of safety and security staff consists of the director, associate director, assistant director, secretary, four full-time patrol officers, and student safety officers. Officers are available 365 days a year. The department of safety and security aids in enforcement of federal, state, local statutes and university regulations. While safety and security officers do not make arrests, the department of safety and security maintains a close working relationship with local law authorities..

Officers do have the right to detain and identify any individual on university property. Safety and security officers cooperate with and may request assistance from local law enforcement authorities when needed. The department of safety and security provides for the safety and protection of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the environment. In addition, the department is charged with protecting property, enforcing university regulations, and maintaining order. The entire staff strives to serve the university community.

The department's mission is to promote an atmosphere free from fear for personal safety, property loss, or accidents and thereby contribute to SBU's academic excellence. The department of safety and security is located in the Hammons Center for Facilities Excellence at 520 W. Aldrich Rd. Students, parents, visitors, and employees are welcome to call (417) 328-1556 or come by and visit.


Mark Grabowski

Director of Safety and Security
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
mgrabowski@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 1991.

Formal Education: Mark earned a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Management from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Drury University.

Professional Certifications: Mark is a graduate of the Springfield Police Academy (120), and has earned professional certifications of Certified Protection Professional from ASIS International, Certified Protection Officer from the International Foundation for Protection Officers, Certified Safety and Health Specialist and Defensive Driving Instructor from the National Safety Council, Community Emergency Response Team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is a DSX Access Systems Administrator.


Zeke Clawson

Associate Director of Safety and Security
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
rclawson@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 1996.

Formal Education: Zeke earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from SBU. 

Professional Certifications:  Zeke has earned professional certifications of Basic Protection Officer from the International Foundation for Protection Officers, and Certified Safety and Health Specialist and Defensive Driving Instructor from the National Safety Council, Community Emergency Response Team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, DSX Access Systems Administrator, Institutional Locksmith, and many other field oriented certifications.


Everett Hornbostel

Assistant Director of Safety and Security
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
ehornbostel@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 2010.

Formal Education: Everett earned a Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry from SBU and an Associate of Science in Law Enforcement from Missouri Southern State University.

Professional Certifications:  Everett has earned professional certifications of Basic Protection Officer from the International Foundation for Protection Officers and many other field oriented certificates. Everett is also a licensed minister.


Emily Raymond

Safety and Security Secretary
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
eraymond@SBUniv.edu 
Serving SBU since 2014.


Jared Vaughn

Safety and Security Officer
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
jlvaughn@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 2012.


Mike Patterson

Safety and Security Officer
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
mpatterson@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 2013.


Richard Worth

Safety and Security Officer
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
rworth@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 2013.


Joe Rhoads

Safety and Security Officer
Office: Hammons Center
Phone: (417) 328-1556
jrhoads@SBUniv.edu
Serving SBU since 2014.