Welcome from UCFPD

Posted August 21, 2018

It is my privilege to serve as UCF's Chief of Police and lead the campus safety and security initiatives that are so critical to our university's mission.

New UCF Police Chief’s Goal: Do the Right Thing

Posted August 20, 2018

Carl Metzger applies many of the lessons he's learned from marathon training to directing a police department – and you may be surprised who his favorite TV police chief is.


Posted July 26, 2018

*UCF ALERT!* TEST! TEST! This is a test of the UCF ALERT Emergency Notification System. This is ONLY A TEST! Conditions are normal, no action is required.

UCF Names Metzger as New Police Chief

Posted June 28, 2018

Carl Metzger ’03MS, a law enforcement executive with more than 29 years’ experience, including the past four as a deputy chief at UCF, has been selected as the next chief of the UCF Police Department.

Hail to the Chief

Posted June 13, 2018

UCF’s retiring Police Chief Richard Beary leaves example for others to follow.

UCF Police Officer Named Best in Region for Crisis Intervention

Posted April 27, 2018

Danielle Hughes ’13 was named Central Florida’s Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year for 2017.

UCFPD Honors Officers, Staff, Community Members

Posted April 24, 2018

The UCF Police Department hosted a ceremony at the Wayne Densch Center for Student-Athlete Leadership to celebrate the department’s achievements in 2017.

'See Something, Say Something' Works

Posted March 29, 2018

Quick-thinking UCF staff helped the UCF Police Department and federal law enforcement partners take swift actions in response to a man who displayed distressing changes in behavior and who owned high-powered firearms.

UCFPD Swears in 5 New Officers, Promotes 3

Posted March 23, 2018

Family, friends and UCF Police officers and staff welcomed five new officers to the department on Thursday, March 22.

Safe Knight Week Starts March 5

Posted February 26, 2018

UCF will next week host a series of interactive events to raise awareness about safety and well-being.

Safe Knight Week, which runs March 5-8, is an opportunity to learn about self-care, violence prevention and emergency preparedness. The goal for the week is to provide health and safety-related learning opportunities that will be useful during the following week’s spring break and beyond.