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James Kalavik


Director of Public Safety

Public Safety


Jim began his law enforcement career in 2004 with the West Chester University Police Department. During his 13 years of employment with WCUPD, Jim served as a patrolman, detective, and Clery compliance coordinator.

Before coming to Bryn Athyn College in August 2018, Jim served as the Assistant Director of Public Safety at La Salle University, specializing in compliance and Title IX investigations from 2017-2018.

Jim resides in Chester County, Pa with his wife and son. In his free time, Jim enjoys playing and coaching a variety of sports. Jim is the head boys soccer coach at Bishop Shanahan High School.


  • BS, California University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Threat Assessment

  • Investigations

  • Interview and Interrogation

  • Clery

  • Title IX