Chief Brian Seastone was promoted to Chief of the UAPD in March 2014. He began his law enforcement career in high school as a police cadet with the Boulder (Colorado) Police Department. In his senior year, the Sheriff of Boulder County hired him to manage the evidence/property room. After graduating from high school, Seastone received extensive training in crime scene investigation and became the Boulder County Sheriff's Department's major crime scene processor. In 1978, Seastone received his law enforcement commission and continued to work in the BCSD Detective Bureau until his move to Tucson in 1980. Chief Seastone joined UAPD in October 1980, and attended the Tucson Police Department Training Academy, where he graduated as the honor cadet. During his career at UAPD he has served in all divisions and capacities within the department. In addition, he served as the University of Arizona’s first Manager of Emergency Preparedness, the UAPD’s Accreditation Manager from 1990-2000, and as the Public Information Officer for many years. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career from the UAPD, the University of Arizona, and other law enforcement agencies and organizations. Chief Seastone is a graduate of the 213th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Management and a Master of Education degree.