Sections

The sections of the Wayne State University Police Department work in concert to provide a wide array of safety services for the community we serve. Each section is listed below with a brief description of the services they provide. Feel free to contact the section that can help you. If you are not sure, call Communications at 313-577-2224.

LINE OPERATIONS

  • Emergency response / Crimes in progress / Suspicious persons
  • Crime reporting and documentation
  • Uniformed patrol (24 hours a day 7 days a week).
  • Special events coverage
  • Traffic and parking enforcement
  • Laser and radar speed enforcement
  • Mountain bike patrols
  • Evidence handling and crime scene maintenance
  • Field Training Program
  • Cadet program

INVESTIGATIONS

  • Initiate and follow up criminal investigations
  • Fraud investigations
  • Found property reporting
  • Evidence processing
  • Witness and complainant follow-up and assistance
  • Surveillance
  • Dignitary protection
  • Criminal warrant preparation

AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS

  • Alarm/Access systems maintenance and controls
  • Dispatch and Communications
  • Records Section
  • Training
  • Blue Light Phone System

RECORDS AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • Dispatch Operations
  • Alarm monitoring
  • Access card encoding
  • Report and Document processing and control
  • Alarm systems configurations
  • Camera Operations

TRAINING AND RESOURCE PERSONNEL

  • Training and legal update of personnel
  • Equipment replacement and repair
  • Vehicle equipment and maintenance
  • Monitor and repair Blue Light Phone System
  • Field training of new Officers

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • Manage the recruitment and hiring process
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Monitor Department budget, prepare projections, and track expenditures
  • Process purchase requests, ensure compliance with regulations
  • Manage the citizen complaint process and internal investigations
  • Manage Michigan training grant funds
  • Monitor employee benefits
  • Payroll preparation

COMPUTER OPERATIONS

  • Maintain the department computer aided dispatch and reporting system
  • Maintain the department website
  • Provide input and training for new computer innovations
  • Provide crime analysis based on department statistical data