VA Maryland Health Care System
Army Veteran Joins VA Maryland Health Care System as Chief of Police and Security Service
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System announced Edward DuBois as the chief of its Police and Security Service. Prior to this position, DuBois was the division chief of the Intelligence and Crime Analysis Division of the Office of Security and Law Enforcement for the Veterans Affairs Central Office in Washington, DC.
As Police and Security Service chief, DuBois is responsible for the security and law enforcement activities throughout all properties occupied by the VA Maryland Health Care System, which include three inpatient facilities and six outpatient clinics throughout the state, to ensure a safe and secure environment for Veterans, staff and visitors.
As the newly-appointed chief, DuBois’ goal is to enhance the atmosphere of a safe and secure environment within the entire health care system that will set the model standard for other VA facilities to emulate for Police and Security Services.
“I consider it an honor and a privilege to be the new chief of Police and Security of the VA Maryland Health Care System,” DuBois said. “I will endeavor to provide a safe and secure environment so our Veterans may receive the best quality of care that they deserve.”
DuBois, who has extensive job-related training in anti-terrorism, drug task force, criminal intelligence and military police, has held positions as a special agent and inspector for three Veterans Integrated Service Networks and served as the deputy chief of Police at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Additionally, Chief DuBois held the position of acting deputy director for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Law Enforcement Training Center and Security Investigations Center in Little Rock, Ark. A native of Barrington, N.H., DuBois earned numerous accommodations and awards during his dozen years of service as military policeman, including four Army Achievement Medals, four Commendation Medals and three Good Conduct Medals. He also received the Bronze Federal Executive Board Award for 2001 and the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Hero Award for 2006.