The Buchtelite

20-Year UAPD Veteran to Assume Duties as New UA Chief of Police

Officers from The University of Akron Police Department routinely patrol different areas of campus.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

March 9, 2020

On July 1, University of Akron Police Major Dale E. Gooding Jr. will assume duties as the Chief of Police and Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety. Current UAPD chief James P. Weber is set to retire on June 30 after 30 years of service with UA. According to a UA press release, Gooding has been w...