Lewis Sweigart has been named Penn State Brandywine's new chief of safety and police services. Sweigart previously served with the Penn State Mont Alto Police Department, where he worked as a public safety officer for nearly five years. Prior to that, he served as a waterways conservation officer for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and concurrently served as a part-time police officer at Penn State Harrisburg. Sweigart holds a bachelor of arts degree from Eastern University and is currently pursuing a master's in public administration from Penn State. He holds the ACT 120 Municipal Police Certification as well as a host of other police-related certifications. Sweigart is a certified instructor in police firearms, Monadnock Defensive Tactics Systems, police baton, Defense Technology oleoresin capsicum aerosol spray and Rape Aggression Defense basic self-defense for women.
Sweigart can be reached by phone at 610-892-1494 or by email at LWS10@psu.edu.