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The University Police Department’s ultimate goal is to provide a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We are committed to hearing your voice and taking action to provide the transparency and accountability our community deserves. Need help? Contact us at 304-293-2677.

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Safety is Always Our Top Priority.

We strive to foster a safe environment for our University community.

Meet the University Police Department

The West Virginia University Police Department has served our campus community since 1961. Through training, community policing and additional safety resources, UPD officers are committed to providing our students, faculty, staff and visitors with a safe environment.


Daily Crime and Fire Log

The Crime and Fire Log includes incidents reported to University Police throughout the past 90 days.

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Announcements

Get the latest updates from University Police.

Dispose of unwanted medications on Oct. 28, National Drug Take Back Day

The WVU Police Department encourages you to safely dispose of any unwanted medications on National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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WVU releases annual Clery Act report

As the West Virginia University Police Department continues to focus on community policing, the latest Clery Act report shows declines in campus drug and alcohol arrests and citations, but increases in reports of some other crimes.

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University Police Chief provides game day safety tips and reminders

As you participate in game day and any festivities that may follow, please remember to celebrate responsibly.

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Campus Community Trainings

Learn more about these in-person trainings offered by University Police.

Active Shooter

This course was developed to provide the public with guidance on how to prepare for and respond to active shooter crisis situations.

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P.R.O.T.E.C.T.

This course was developed to provide the public with the skills needed to recognize threats and use self-defense techniques when in danger.

Learn More: P.R.O.T.E.C.T.

Verbal De-escalation

This course was developed to provide the public with the skills needed to successfully mitigate tense situations during conflicts.

Learn More: Verbal De-escalation