Public Safety
Chief Bruce Borkovich
Director

Division - Administration and Finance
Department - Public Safety

Bruce Borkovich is the Director of Public Safety at Ferris State University. Bruce began his career in 1982 as a teacher and coach in Evart, MI. In 1986 he left teaching and began a career as a Michigan Conservation Officer, and retired as a Detective with the DNR in 2006. During those years, he also taught at Central Michigan University, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recruit School and at the Michigan State Police Academy. He also taught numerous topics for the DNR Inservice Training programs; including firearms, OUIL enforcement, search and seizure and man tracking.

He was hired in 2006 with the BAYANET Narcotics Team in Mt. Pleasant, and eventually was the Assistant Team Leader. Bruce was recognized and certified as an expert on illegal drug trafficking in several courts in Michigan. In May, 2013 he left the BAYANET Team to become the Chief at Ferris.

Education & Experience
Associates Degree, C.S. Mott Community College, Flint, MI
BA, Education, Michigan State University
Mid-Michigan Police Academy, Lansing Community College
15 credit hours, Masters, Education Administration, Central Michigan University
Currently enrolled, Masters Program, Ferris State University, Criminal Justice Administration

Employed at Ferris since: May, 2013

Contact Information
Public Safety
1319 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids MI 49307-2128
231.591.5000 (office)
231.796.0169 (fax)