Formed in 1961, The West Virginia University Police Department is a
proud and professional organization with a rich history of law
enforcement excellence. With 56 state certified and sworn police
officers, West Virginia University Police Department is among the 10
largest police organizations in the state. In 2012, WVU PD was declared a member of IACLEA,
which made their organization the only State Agency in Monongalia
County to be Accredited.
The West Virginia University Police Department is a full service, 24/7 police organization which serves the University community and the surrounding area. Along with a competitive salary, the West Virginia University Police Department offers a full benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, retirement plan, longevity pay and tuition waivers for those wishing to continue their education.