Former UNH Police Chief Nick Halias died Monday, March 3, 2014. A 43-year veteran of New Hampshire law enforcement, Halias was chief of the UNH department from 2000-2012.
In 1969, Halias joined the New Hampshire State Police, retiring in 2000. During his time with the state police, he was commander of the narcotics and intelligence unit and the Governor's Executive Protection Unit. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, Halias had a Master of Science in criminal justice from Fitchburg State College.