Indiana University Kokomo has appointed Thomas Remender chief of the IU Police Department. He has been interim chief since March and previously served as a sergeant with IUPD Indianapolis. Remender's experience also includes serving as an officer with police departments in Danville and Pittsboro and as founder/president and counselor at Alpha & Omega Youth and Family Services Inc. He’s currently a student in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice/Public Safety program at IUPUI, where he earned a certificate in emergency management. Remender earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University and also earned a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary, in Camilla, Georgia.