Asst Chief of Police
Mail Code: 1812
Police Department 324F
Educational Technology MED
MaryLouFulton Teachers College
Jim Hardina joined the Department in May of 2000 as a Police Officer and was promoted to Corporal in February of 2004, Sergeant in July of 2004, Commander in June of 2007 and Assistant Chief in July of 2012. He has served as sergeant in patrol and investigations, department PIO, and Operations Commander at the Tempe, Polytechnic and Downtown Phoenix campuses. Jim has been actively involved in sexual assault initiatives, and neighborhood focus areas. He was instrumental in implementing social networking to members of the community through Facebook and Twitter. Prior to coming to Arizona State University, Jim was a police officer for eight years with the Santa Barbara, CA Police Department.
Jim is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 235, LINAU: Mastering Leadership and has completed numerous law enforcement related training courses.
Jim received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University and is currently working towards a Master of Education degree at Arizona State University.