Arlene Sabo currently serves as the Director of Safety and Security at Vassar College, a prestigious four-year private institution located in Poughkeepsie, NY. She began her service at Vassar after completing a 30 year career with New York State University Police, serving as Chief of Police at SUNY Plattsburgh the last 14 years. She holds a Master’s Degree from SUNY Potsdam and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Sabo has served as a past president of NYWLE and the SUNY University Police Chiefs’ Association. She was founder and co-director of SUNY Plattsburgh’s Task Force on Fair and Impartial Policing and is a current member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.