On Oct. 20, John Mailhot, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, announced that Springfield College Police Chief Michael Sullivan will be stepping down from his position.
Sullivan was hired in May of 2014 and oversaw an integrated public safety program and all police functions at Springfield College. He directed 15 sworn police officers and 35 administrative, dispatch and security staff.
Sullivan has indicated that he is willing to provide his assistance with finding new leadership. An official date for when Sullivan will stop his work has not been announced.
Sullivan was unable to comment on his decision immediately following the announcement. However, be sure to pick up next week’s newspaper for a full-length story