About Campus Safety & Security

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Campus Safety & Security operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 a year to provide a safe and secure educational environment for the University. We are non-commisioned department.We work as security liaisons with our local emergency responders including Tacoma Fire Department, Tacoma Police Department and Pierce County Emergency Management. Campus Safety and Security Department is a team of men and women committed to ensuring the safety and security of the University of Washington Tacoma campus community. We are comprised of a Director, Program Coordinator, two Campus Security Sergeant, and eleven Campus Security Officers.

  • Location: Dougan 180
  • Phone: 253-692-4416
  • Email (non-emergency): uwtsafe@uw.edu

Please dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies on campus that require police/fire/medical assistance. Our staff will also be notified to respond.


Susan B. Wagshul-Golden

swg5@uw.edu / 253-692-4425

Program Coordinator

Dayna Barr                                

        dayna2@uw.edu/ 253-692-4416

Campus Security Sergeants

Darren Bailey


Robert Whitfield


Campus Security Officers

Johnnie Bennett jb510@uw.edu
Robert Coleman rcole75@uw.edu
Laura Delval ld7@uw.edu
Kevin Green greenk92@uw.edu
Dale Kennedy dwkenned@uw.edu
Marcos Martinez marcos77@uw.edu
Kevin Miller millek2@uw.edu
Michael Pedee mp24@uw.edu
Siddharth Saini sainis2@uw.edu
Ron Welk rw3@uw.edu
Carson Wright cw8@uw.edu



Campus Security Values

  • Respect: We safeguard the dignity and rights of all individuals.
  • Trust: We maintain an environment of trust with each other and the people we serve.
  • Partnerships: We work with all segments of our community through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Professionalism: We strive to maintain the highest standards of conduct and training.
  • Accountability: We accept individual responsibility for our actions.