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. As a member of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement, WVU PD became their first Accredited department in West Virginia in 2012.
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.