José Curiel Morelos


  • Biography


My name is Jose Curiel Morelos and I am honored to serve as the Director of Campus Safety at Pacific Lutheran University. I have over 19 years of experience in Public Safety ranging from Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Transit Security, Loss Prevention, Bank Protection, Olympic Trials Security and approximately 13 years of that spent in Public Safety at small colleges and universities, most recently as the Director of Campus Safety at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

I was born in Michoacán, Mexico and migrated with my family to Oregon, where I grew up. I received my BA in Law Enforcement from Western Oregon University in 2008. I was the first in my family to graduate High School attend and graduate from college.

I married my high school girlfriend Norma, my life partner and best friend, 15 years ago. We have a beautiful 3 year old daughter, Maria Clara. We enjoy traveling, live music events, and for the past year spending a lot of time in children museums with our daughter.