John Bermel

Director of Security and Emergency Management,
Carleton College


I provide campus leadership to and am responsible for setting the overall tone for campus security and personal safety here at Carleton.

I bring to Carleton 35+ years of public safety service experience including senior-level leadership roles in a municipal law enforcement setting.

I have a passion for teaching and have presented and trained on ethics and leadership topics locally, nationally and internationally.


Luther Seminary
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Master of Divinity, 2015
2000 To 2015

Concordia University - St. Paul
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
B.A. Organizational Management and Communication, 1996
1993 To 1996

Alexandria Technical College
Alexandria, Minnesota, United States
A.A. Law Enforcement, 1984
Law Enforcement
1982 To 1984