ASU names new police chief

Michael L. Thompson was named chief of the ASU Police Department, Oct. 31, officially taking command of the department charged with keeping the university’s four campuses safe.

In a conversation with ASU News, Thompson, who joined the department in 2008 and holds advanced degrees in administration leadership and educational counseling, reflected on his career in law enforcement and described his vision for a department that is more closely engaged with students, faculty and staff.


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