Mark Bullock

Assistant Vice President
Campus Safety

Mark Bullock is the assistant vice president for Campus Safety. Bullock joined the university in 2014 and served as a police officer, sergeant, captain, and co-interim director for the unit prior to his current role. In his role, he oversees the many functions of Campus Safety including the Police Department, Security Services, Emergency Management, Fire Safety, Emergency Communications, Security Engineering Services, Clery Act Compliance, and the Threat Assessment Team.  

A born Hawkeye, the Bettendorf native began his law enforcement career with the Memphis, Tennessee, Police Department where he was a member of Uniformed Patrol, Mounted Patrol, the Organized Crime Unit, the Entertainment District Unit, and the Crisis Intervention Team. In 2012, he was awarded the Memphis Police Department’s Medal of Honor, the department’s highest award. In 2014, he returned to Iowa and started his career with the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety (now Campus Safety).

He graduated from University of Iowa University College’s Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Justice and Ethics track, and the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Executive MBA Program.  He graduated from Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and was selected to attend the FBI National Academy in 2022; the first University of Iowa representative to do so.  

His wife, Kristine, is the Director of the Workplace Learning Connection at Kirkwood Community College.  In their free time, they enjoy spending time with their three young boys, traveling, and enjoying the outdoor activities available throughout the Iowa City area.