690 South Church Street
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-3311 or x3311
On-Campus Parking Questions/Concerns:
Parking Services, 610-436-3345
DPS employs 25 full time commissioned police officers who have received their primary training under the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Act (PA Act 120). This is the same required training that all municipal police officers throughout Pennsylvania receive. Police Officers on campus participate in annual in-service update police training pursuant to PA Act 180.
West Chester University Police Officers:
West Chester University Police have primary law enforcement jurisdiction on all areas of our campus regardless of municipality. For incidents that occur in our campus buildings, parking lots and parking garages, and all other on campus locations, there is no reason to call outside local law enforcement. They will only refer the call back to us.