Aran Mull has been a member of the University Police since 1989 working in New York City, Long Island and, since 1994, the University at Albany. He has served as a patrol officer, lieutenant, captain, inspector and currently as the Deputy Chief managing department operational activity.
Throughout his career he has been active in department programming, policy and instruction initiatives, as well as event management. As chief firearms instructor he developed and managed the department’s transition from revolvers to Glock semi-automatic duty weapons. As a programming officer he served as the University’s first RAD (self defense) instructor, developed the department’s Orientation Training for new students, was active in the development of the Men REACH program and numerous other University programming initiatives. Aran managed the department’s transition from paper based reporting to computer based reporting and developed a department web site that allows the public transparent access to department activity. As a special events coordinator he has taken increasing responsibility for special events on campus, managing the police and security functions for the live Hardball event with Senator Clinton, annual NY Giants Summer Camp, Commencements and Fountain Day events, among many others.
As the Deputy Chief Aran oversees all patrol and investigative functions.