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Falcon Spotlight - Paul Barnett

Paul BarnettPaul Barnett, 2014

  • Associate Director Campus Safety
  • DSC employee since November 2012 

Degrees and schools where awarded: Associate and bachelor’s degrees in criminology, St. Leo University; master’s degree in transformative leadership, Bethune-Cookman University. 

Career/Professional honors: Numerous while working for Daytona Beach Police Department.

Outside interests: NASCAR, college football and spending time with my family. 

What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? Twenty-five year police officer with the city of Daytona Beach. 

What professional projects are you working on right now? Administrative Unit Report for Campus Safety, yearly evaluations and the next graduation.

What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? Meeting new people and forming both professional and personal relationships. 

What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? Advance my career with Daytona State College. 

In life? Continue to be a good husband and father. 

What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? Diplomacy, try to be diplomatic all the time. 

One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: While in the US Army, I jumped out of perfectly good airplanes.

Last book read:Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Relaxed. (My wife made me say that one.)

If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be: My wife and two children, and President Abraham Lincoln. 

The Daytona State of Mind to me means TEAMWORK!

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