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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Police Department

WKU Police Explorer Post 825Captain Vance Head of Field OperationsOfficer Irvin recognized for his DUI enforcement efforts by the Governor's Officer on December 16, 2014WKU Police DepartmentWKU PoliceWKU Police BadgeNew WKUPD Badge and Patch

WKU Police Explorer Post 825

Johnny Vance Captain of Field Operations

2015 Chief's Challenge

Officer Matthew Irvin was recognized for his DUI enforcement efforts by the Governor's Office on December 16, 2014

WKU Police Department

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.

 

An Accredited Agency

In August of 2014 Western Kentucky University Police Department was awarded it's fifth-five years accreditation by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police. WKU Police was the first University and fourth police department in the state of Kentucky to become accredited  by the KACP.

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Accredited Law Enforement Agency

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