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WVU Tech Police

Our focus is the safety and well-being of our Golden Bear family. Step one? Sign up for Tech Alert and receive emergency messages when you need them most.

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Chief Jamel Corey
On behalf of the sworn and professional staff of the University Police Department, welcome to West Virginia University Institute of Technology. We strive to provide the highest quality of service to our students and campus community. At UPD, we remain committed to building and cultivating public trust while building relationships. UPD will continue to implement effective policing practices to protect and serve all, while maintaining a safe environment for our campus community.

We believe in upholding a high level of professionalism with an emphasis on community-based policing by working collaboratively with our community to improve engagement and relationships while building trust.

It is my honor and privilege to be a part of the Golden Bear Family and to serve as the Chief of Police. If there is anything, we can do to make the campus a safer or to be of assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Chief Jamel “Jake" Corey

Take action

Here, it's safety first. These are some resources you can use to stay safe and ahead of the game in an emergency.


Sign up for LiveSafe and you'll have a wide range of safety resources at your fingertips. Report suspicious activity directly to the police or have a friend or family member digitally "walk" you home.


Safety Resources

Tips and resources for preventing crime, protecting your valuables and reporting criminal activity, plus crime statistics and reports. It's all here to help you stay safe and in the know.

Report a Threat

If you are concerned about the actions/behaviors of a member of the WVU Tech Campus community, please use the following form to let the Threat Assessment Committee know.


If you require emergency counseling, visit the WVU Tech Counseling Center page.