Public Safety’s Bostick, Harrington Promoted

Tony Bostick and Tom Harrington stand outside the Office of Public Safety Sept. 28. (Photo by Olivia Drake)

The Office of Public Safety announces two promotions and a new hire.

Tony Bostick, formerly a captain, was promoted to associate director of Public Safety on Oct. 1.

Bostick has 21 years of service at Wesleyan. He’s worked as an officer, supervisor, investigator and as a patrol captain for the past five years. In his new role, Bostick will continue to direct the patrol division and will also oversee investigations, assist with budget management, and  maintain relationship with outside agencies.

“I like the campus environment – the students, the administrators,” Bostic says. “I enjoy working to keep everyone comfortable and secure, and interacting with the people here.”

Tom Harrington, formerly a lead officer, was promoted to a shift supervisor in Sept. 19. In this new role, Harrington will be responsible for overseeing up to seven officers during the 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. shift.

Harrington came to Wesleyan 11 years ago as an officer. In 2008, he was promoted to a sergeant.

“As an evening supervisor, I’ll be out (on patrol) most of the time,” he says. “I really enjoy dealing with the community. We have people here from all over the country and world who have different lifestyles. I enjoy working with them.”