Chief Brian Seastone began his law enforcement career with the Boulder (Colorado) Police Department in 1972 as a high school police "cadet." In 1974, while in his senior year of high school, the Boulder County Sheriff hired him to manage the evidence/property room. After graduating from Boulder High School, Seastone received extensive training in crime scene investigation and became the Boulder County Sheriff Department's major crime scene processor. In 1978, Seastone received his law enforcement commission and continued to work in the Detective Bureau until his move to Tucson in 1980. 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. Additionally, Seastone held the position of the department's Accreditation Manager from 1990-2000, managed the department's first three accreditation processes, and served as UAPD's Public Information Officer for many years. Chief Seastone was named the UA’s first Manager of Emergency Preparedness in 2005, a position he still holds in addition to being the Chief of Police. Chief Seastone was sworn in as the University’s Police Chief on March 1, 2014. Chief Seastone is a graduate of the 213th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. He has a Master of Education degree in Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management. Chief Seastone is the recipient of a number of awards and recognitions from UAPD, the University of Arizona, and other state and national organizations.