Office of the Chief
The Office of the Chief consists of the Chief, Deputy Chief, their Special Assistant, Accreditation Manager, and the Emergency Management Coordinator.
The Business Affairs division is responsible for the fiscally sound management of department funds, ensuring that funds are expended in compliance with university policy. The unit provides the department with budgeting, purchasing, travel, payroll, human resources, clerical and transcription service.
The Business Affairs unit works together with all areas within the department, and maintains cooperative, interactive relationships with university departments to provide responsive, cost effective and efficient services.
The Field Operations Division is the most visible division within the University of Arizona Police Department and is obligated with patrol operations 24 hours a day. These services include providing the initial police response to 911 emergencies, all calls for service, and investigative follow-up.
Patrol officers work primarily on ABOR-controlled property, but maintain a concurrent patrol boundary and working agreements with the Tucson Police Department. UAPD officers regularly patrol the University community between 8th Street, Lester Street, Euclid Avenue and Campbell Avenue. Additionally, several units make up the Field Operations Division. To learn more about the Field Operations' individual units or command staff, see below.
The Operations Support Division is responsible for Crime Prevention, Traffic Enforcement, Property & Evidence, K9, Special Events, Training, Public Information, Records, Communications, and Information Technology. To learn more about the Operations Division's individual units or leadership, see below.