The University of Oregon Police Department is hiring an assistant chief to help the department continue its transition to a full service law enforcement agency, and a candidate for the position will visit Eugene on October 28, 2015.
The candidate, Lt. Chou Her of the University of California, Merced, Police Department, will make a presentation to any interested campus community members, and take questions, from 3:30-4:15 p.m. in Room 402 of the Ford Alumni Center.
The assistant chief position will support UOPD Chief Carolyn McDermed by overseeing patrol operations, help the department connect with students, employees and the larger campus community, and reinforce the chief's vision of the department creating a safe, inclusive and welcoming space for all Ducks.
Lt. Her was advanced after an initial screening, and a round of video interviews with a selection committee drawn from various campus stakeholders. He has police certification, extensive leadership experience, and a demonstrated commitment to integrity, community involvement and campus-appropriate policing.
For his presentation, Lt. Her will choose from one of the following topics:
- The University of Oregon Police Department’s role in developing and maintaining a campus culture that does not tolerate sexual violence
- The University of Oregon Police Department’s role in developing and maintaining a campus culture that is welcoming, inclusive and safe for community members of diverse and global identities