Mike Petricca has been at the Academy of Art for the last 16 Years and is the Vice President of Campus Safety. Before taking that position he worked at AT&T leveraging his expertise with their Public Safety 9-1-1 team.
Previously, he worked as the Chief of Police in Webster City, Iowa from 1987 to 1996. He was the department head of an innovative Police Department and one the first to deploy Enhanced 9-1-1. As Chief of Police, he coordinated the state-wide narcotics task force and implemented crime-prevention strategies locally. Mr. Petricca was also Chief of Police in Sac City, Iowa from 1984 to 1987.
Mr. Petricca received his Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Central Missouri State University in 1986. He also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Iowa Central Community College and Buena Vista College.