Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University

Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University

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November 06, 2019

November 6, 2019 / Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University

VINCENNES, Ind. – Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Bryan Langley will address Vincennes University students, faculty and staff and the public as part of the VU Homeland Security and Public Safety Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. EST in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center Theatre.

Langley will discuss the following topics: cybersecurity, school resiliency, community resiliency, environmental valiancy, and data and technology and first responders.

To attend, please RSVP to vuhomeland@gmail.com.

The theatre is located at 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd.

About Bryan Langley

On January 9, 2017, Governor Eric J. Holcomb appointed Bryan J. Langley as the Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

As the leader for the state's homeland security, Executive Director Langley is responsible for the state's emergency management and homeland security efforts, including planning, training, emergency response and recovery, certifications, grants administration and fire and building safety, which includes building construction plan review and all manner of inspections for the public's safety: mainly public buildings and structures and safety at public events. He also serves as the director of the Counter Terrorism and Security Council, which is chaired by Indiana's Lieutenant Governor.

He previously served as Global Security Manager at Cummins, Inc., a Fortune 200 company with more than 55,000 employees and a presence in 190 countries. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting. He worked in the White House from 2005-2009 as the U.S. Assistant Chief of Protocol, and served in various roles on the Bush-Cheney campaign. He also worked in Washington D.C. in the Department of Education.

He has a degree in Criminal Justice from California State University-Bakersfield.

As Executive Director for IDHS, Bryan Langley serves on the Executive Policy Board for the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center, the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Executive Board, the U.S. Attorney's Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council, and the Indiana Counter-Terrorism and Security Advisory Committee.


Louis J. Caprino, Jr., CPP, CFIO, CHS-V, CHPP

FBI Special Agent – Retired (1978-2007)

Associate Professor

Program Chair for Homeland Security and Public Safety

Vincennes University

Room 105 Homeland Security Building

1001 N. 2nd St.

Vincennes, Indiana, 47591

812-888-6830 (office)

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