Daniel “Danny” conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. He also provides information, consultation, counseling and training to WVU students and employees in the area of illegal discrimination and harassment.
Danny earned an Associate Degree in Police Science from Marshal University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Fairmont State College. Danny is a graduate of the 40th Cadet Class of the West Virginia State Police Academy and a Graduate of the 205th Session of the FBI National Academy.
Before joining WVU, Danny spent 25 years as a Trooper with the West Virginia State Police serving the citizens of West Virginia. While in the State Police, Danny was assigned as a specialist investigating unsolved homicides, sexual assaults and child sexual exploitation. His investigations resulted in multiple convictions in both State and Federal Court. As a part of his investigative duties, Danny received a special deputation with the United States Marshal Service and was assigned as a part of the FBI Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Danny rose to the Rank of First Lieutenant and was appointed Director of the elite Crimes Against Children Unit, which was his last duty station prior to retirement.
He is excited to begin the next chapter in his career and looks forward to be able to continue to make a difference in the lives of the Students and Employees at WVU.