Officer Kyle Crowder has been employed with Converse College since 2013 as a Campus Safety Officer. Kyle is a native of Spartanburg and attended Dorman High School. Prior to his start at Converse, he spent five years in Iraq as a Fire Officer, Instructor, and Inspector on various U.S. Department of Defense and Department of State bases.
Kyle is a National Registered Emergency Medical Technician and has over 19 years of combined emergency services experience (i.e. firefighter, EMT, training officer). Kyle is SC SLED certified as a campus safety officer; Department of Defense, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and Proboard certified for his role as a fire inspector, instructor, and officer.
Additionally, Kyle has participated in training or been certified in the following areas: Rope Rescue Operations, Basic Auto Extrication, IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations, Emergency Management Institute, and Telecommunication.