Major/Deputy Director of Public Safety
Cleveland Smith joined the College on November 1, 2005. He began his law enforcement career with the Anne Arundel County Police Department in 1980. While with the police department he served in a number of positions within the agency before becoming a Sergeant. During his 20 year tenure with the police department, he worked in the functional areas of patrol operations, special operations, criminal investigation, and internal affairs. Cleveland worked for the State of Maryland Juvenile Services for five years as an investigator prior to coming to the College.
Cleveland is not only the Operations Commander but the Department’s Accreditation Manager and an Accreditation assessor for the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.
Cleveland is a graduate of John Hopkins University, Bowie State University and University of D.C. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science, and bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.