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Office of the Chief

Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Police August Washington

Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief of Police August Washington

The Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief of Police directs and is responsible for the control of all police department operations in accordance with ordinances, policies and regulations of the Metro government and the University. The Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief of Police reports to the Vice Chancellor for Administration. The Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief of Police exercises direct supervision over the Assistant Chiefs of Police, the Director of Finance and Administration, the Executive Officer and the Senior Executive Secretary.

Assistant Chief of Police, Operations Division

The Assistant Chief of Police, Operations Division, oversees all aspects of patrol operations and Criminal Investigations. The Assistant Chief of Police, Operations Division has direct supervision over the three precinct Majors and the Criminal Investigations Major.

Assistant Chief of Police, Auxiliary Services Division

The Assistant Chief of Police, Auxiliary Services Division, oversees and has direct supervision over the Majors of the following sections:  Support Services (Accreditation, Clery Compliance, Communications and Records) and Special Operations (Internal Affairs Investigations, Social Media, Training, Fleet Management, Quartermaster, Emergency Preparedness and Special Events).

Director, Finance and Administration Division

The Director of Finance and Administration oversees and has direct supervision over the Director of Parking Services, the Manager of Administration/HR and the Senior Accountant.  The Finance and Administration Division performs a number of support functions that are critical to the ability of the Department to accomplish its mission. Included in these responsibilities are budget, fiscal planning, and personnel management. In addition, the Division is responsible for facilities planning and maintenance.

Executive Officer

The Executive Officer oversees Contract Security Management, Clery and Title IX Reviews and manages numerous special projects for the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Police.

Senior Executive Secretary

The Senior Executive Secretary manages the day to day operations of the office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Police.  In addition to managing the Chief’s busy schedule, the Senior Executive Secretary has direct supervision over the Administrative Assistant, Patrol Operations and the Administrative Assistant for the Office of The Chief.  The Senior Executive Secretary coordinates all travel arrangements for the department, manages the electronic device program and serves as the photographer for departmental events.