Welcome to the WVU Police Department
The University Police Department was created in 1961 by an act of the WV
Legislature to maintain law and order on the West Virginia University
campuses by working to prevent crime and by apprehending perpetrators
when crimes do occur. This department is now one of the larger police
departments in the state and serves a diverse community with a focus on
service and protection.
We look forward to serving your needs while visiting, studying, living or working at our campus
To enhance the quality of life in our community, the West Virginia University Police commit to preventing crime, preserving the peace and protecting lives and property by enforcing the laws of our state in a just, impartial, and equitable manner.
To be recognized as best in the state for community safety through partnership building.
992 Elmer Prince Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506