West Virginia University’s Police Department will be examined for reaccreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement on September 11. The IACLEA will examine all aspects of University Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operation and support services, Chief Bob Roberts announced today (Aug. 18).
West Virginia University is among the top 40 safest campuses in the United States, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Ranked 34th among 2,000 colleges assessed on campus safety, University Police protects more than 30,000 students and 6,000 employees.
West Virginia University Police Department received its highest ranking—13th—in The Security 500 Benchmarking Survey, a validation of the department’s commitment to keeping WVU safe and secure through community policing and prevention. The department has finished in the top 20 in the rankings for four consecutive years.