Western Kentucky University

WKU Police Department

WKU Police ExplorersCaptain Vance Head of Field OperationsOfficer ScarboroughSergeant Sutter2013 Leadership AcademyOfficer Kitchens recognized for his DUI enforcement efforts by the Governor's Officer on December 3, 2013

WKU Police Explorers

Johnny Vance Captain of Field Operations

Officer Scarborough

On May 10-12, 2011 Sergeant Craig Sutter rode among 400 officers riding 250 miles from Chesapeake, Va., to Washington, DC to raise funds for fallen officers and their survivors.

2013 Leadership Academy Class:

Officer Brian Kitchens was recognized for his DUI enforcement efforts by the Governor's Office on December 3, 2013

Game Day at WKU

2014 Chiefs Golf Challenge June 6, 2014 Check in at 7:30 a.m., Tee Time at 8 a.m.

The Western Kentucky University Police Department is a professional full service agency operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Officers have police powers, including arrest powers, under Kentucky Revised Statute 164.975. The WKU Police Department has a professional working relationship with the Bowling Green Police Department, the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Kentucky State Police, The Warren County Drug Task Force, and all Federal Agencies. The Department consists of: 28 sworn officers, 10 administrative staff, 10 student police Explorers, and student office employees.


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An Accredited Agency
In August of 2009 Western Kentucky University Police Department was awarded it's fourth-five years accreditation by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police. WKU Police was the fourth police department in the state of Kentucky to become accredited by the KACP.
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