Chief of Police

Reports to the associate vice president for public safety for VCU and VCU Health. 

About the position

The chief of police works closely with VCU Police department staff, academic campus and medical center constituents, and the local community to direct and administer the overall policing initiatives, as well as promote a safe and secure environment, for the campus and medical center communities of Virginia Commonwealth University.

The chief provides comprehensive leadership, strategic vision, and general oversight for patrol operations, investigations, community policing, crime prevention strategies, community outreach, educational services, crime statistics, federal compliance reporting, and programs. Managing an award-winning, 24-hour/365 day-a-year, internationally accredited and full-service law enforcement agency, the chief leads a staff of 99 sworn police officers and approximately 200 security personnel, all housed in a brand new headquarters and state of the art emergency operations center.

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About VCU and VCU Health
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Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.