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

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

Amy Whitehead, UCA Chief of Staff

  • John D. Merguie, Chief of Police
    • Ms. Tyra Phillips, Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police
    • Ms. Carol Walton, Emergency Management Coordinator
    • Chris Bentley, Deputy Chief of Police
      • Ms. Holli Reeves, Records and Communications Manager
        • Ms. Katie Pickett, Parking Services Division
    • Captain Jamie Boothe, Patrol Services Commander
      • Sergeant. Michael Hopper, Public Information Officer, Standards and Training
      •  Sergeant Kevin Ford, Fleet Services
      • Sergeant Zack Hill, Shift Supervisor
      • Sergeant Keith Robinson, Shift Supervisor
      • Sergeant Gene Hodges, Shift Supervisor
      • Sergeant William Colvin, Shift Supervisor
    • Lieutenant Mike Shaw, Criminal Investigations Division