Campus Safety

We exist to promote a safe and well-ordered campus, effective communications, relevant education and respectful service.

Campus Safety

The Campus Safety Department holds the designation of a Campus Police Department under Ohio Revised Code, Section 1713.50. Our team provides campus-wide observation and protection through campus safety officers and surveillance on a 24-hour basis, responding to activities that could threaten the safety of students, faculty, staff, and guests.

Meet our staff

Jack Angelo

Growing up in Canton, Jack Angelo witnessed his family's service on the police force. At age 22, he became a police officer for Canton City Police Department. Jack attained steady promotions  through the ranks, serving in the Crime Scene Unit and Detective Bureau. By 2018, he served loyally in nearly every position the Force had to offer. Naturally, he assumed the role of Chief of Police. Jack retired from the Canton City police force and joined Malone as Director of Campus Safety with 33 years of service. He is proud to have responsibility at Malone. Jack loves spending time with his two children and new grandchild.

Gary Weed

Gary has served the Malone community for nearly 20 years as Assistant Director for Campus Safety. In his spare time, Gary loves spending time with his wife and serving the Salvation Army as Young People's Sergeant Major. He writes educational curriculum and leads numerous programs for kids.



Campus Shield is Malone’s campus safety alert system; it is a safety app made available to Malone students and staff. The app can be downloaded through Apple’s “App Store” and Google’s “Play” store for Android phonesThe App is FREE. More information and a step-by-step guide on creating your account will be released during Orientation by our Safety Office. Even if you do not own a smartphone, this system will send texts regarding emergency alerts, weather-related closings, etc. Students are strongly encouraged to create an account.

Campus Shield Alerts


The Malone Campus Safety Department consists of the Director of Campus Safety, Assistant Director of Safety, and safety officers. They conduct foot and vehicular patrols of the campus and residence halls 365 days a year. Safety officers aid in the enforcement of Malone rules and regulations.


The Malone Campus Safety Department is dedicated to promoting a safe environment to learn, work, and live, using a variety of services to meet the needs of the campus community.

Safety Officers perform, but are not limited to, the following duties: 

  • Oversee emergency alert process (Campus Shield)
  • Regular patrols by vehicle and on foot;
  • Monitor activity within the premises: traffic operations, parking system, reporting irregularities and suspicious activity;
  • Respond to students and employees in distress (courtesy escorts, assist with minor car problems, door access, etc.);
  • Offer assistance by calling police, fire and medical emergencies for crisis intervention;
  • Report incidents/crimes by ensuring proper investigation by appropriate authorities;
  • Respond to immediate building issues after hours: report maintenance concerns with facilities to the Physical Plant staff.
  • Inspect buildings and equipment;
  • Special Events assistance: provide safety presence at campus events, building door checks.

The Safety Department maintains a close working relationship with local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as well as the Canton Fire Department. Major crimes are reported and handled by the Canton Police department. Lesser crimes are handled by the Safety Department and processed through the University student conduct process. 


If you see something, say something! Contact the Security Department (330-471-8111) and inform them immediately. 


Based on the U.S. Department of Education definition of campus security authorities, the following are designated: 

  • Campus Safety Department staff
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Student Development staff
  • Title IX Coordinators and Investigators
  • Health Center staff
  • Physical Plant staff
  • Athletic Director and coaches
  • Wellness Center employees
  • Admissions Reception employee
  • Events staff
  • Canton Police Department contracted by Malone for services
  • Faculty/ Adjunct faculty/ Administrators
  • Supervisors