Patrol Services

UPD and its officers provide 24/7, 365 police patrol, criminal investigation and report documentation services to the WVU Campus and the adjacent and surrounding area. With 55 sworn and state certified police officers, UPD is one of the largest and most professional police organizations in the state of West Virginia. UPD patrol services consist of 5 zones of patrol; Evansdale campus, Downtown campus, Health Science campus along with 2 separate patrol zones dedicated to WVU’s student and faculty housing areas. Methods of patrol consist of standard vehicle area patrols by marked and unmarked UPD cruisers, uniformed and plain clothes officer foot patrols of campus areas and buildings and uniformed area patrols by UPD bike officers. UPD patrol services also provide traffic violation enforcement and supplemental parking enforcement for all of WVU campus and the adjacent and surrounding areas.