Message from the Chief

On behalf of the Wayne State University Police Department, I would like to welcome you to the university. Wayne State's campus is a wonderful location for education, employment and entertainment.

Our department is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for the Warrior community. We provide the campus and Midtown neighborhood with police service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our officers are highly trained and fully licensed by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and are sworn peace officers under state law. Each officer is also commissioned as a Detroit police officer with full police authority within the city of Detroit, and has at least a bachelor's degree.

We have a cooperative working relationship with the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and other criminal justice entities, including federal law enforcement agencies. We take a community oriented approach to law enforcement, knowing that these local partnerships are vital to protecting persons and property.

We value diversity and strive to treat everyone with respect and dignity. We are dedicated to providing professional, fair and impartial law enforcement service to the entire university community.

We hope the information provided here is helpful. I encourage you to participate in making our campus safer. Please feel free to contact me if you have any suggestions on how we can provide better police service, as well as any questions or concerns you may have.

Anthony Holt, Chief of Police