Organization

The UCA Police Department falls under the Office of the President. Chief John D. Merguie reports to UCA Chief of Staff Kelley Erstine.

Our organization is outlined below. Our organizational chart is available for download by clicking here.

Kelley Erstine, UCA Chief of Staff

  • John D. Merguie, Chief of Police
    • Ms. Kathy Runge, Administrative Specialist
    • Captain Justin Tapley, Field Operations Commander, Field Operations Bureau
      • Sgt. Jake Moss, Criminal Investigations Division
      • Lieutenant Jamie Boothe, Patrol Services Division Commander
        • Sergeant Mike Shaw, Team A Supervisor
        • Sergeant Sarah Garrett, Team B Supervisor
        • Sergeant Keith Robinson, Team C Supervisor
    • Captain Chris Bentley, Administrative Services Bureau Commander, Operations Support and Compliance Bureau
      • Mr. Andrew Norvell, Lead Communications Specialist
      • Mrs. Claudia Hartley, Parking Services Division
      • Cpl. Michael Hopper, Public Information Officer, Standards and Training
    • Lieutenant Bradley Moore, Community Outreach Division Commander