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WKU Police Department

WKU Police Explorer Post 825Captain Vance Head of Field OperationsOfficer ScarboroughOfficer Kitchens recognized for his DUI enforcement efforts by the Governor's Officer on December 3, 2013WKU Police Department

WKU Police Explorer Post 825

Johnny Vance Captain of Field Operations

Officer Scarborough

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

WKU Police Department

Game Day at WKU

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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