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West Virginia University- Morgantown, WV
The West Virginia University Police Department was established in 1961. The department currently has 55 Sworn Police Officers, a full service Communications Center that is operated by 12 Communication Officers, and 25 Student Cadets.
The field operations team provides full service policing to our campus of approximately 30,000 students and 6,000 employees. The department has several specialized units including an Investigations Unit, Emergency Management Unit, K9 Unit, Crime Prevention Unit, Training Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, and a Special Response Team.
Learn more about their latest initiatives, which include the implementation of a campus safety mobile app, social media monitoring system and emergency preparedness efforts.