Randall “Randy” West has been named chief of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Public Safety. West has more than 35 years of experience in law enforcement, including two years with the Laguna Beach Police Department and more than 27 years with the Anaheim Police Department. West also brings with him five years of experience as deputy chief of police at the University of Washington Police Department, a full-service Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies accredited law enforcement agency serving the largest public university campus in the state of Washington.
“I am excited about the next chapter in my professional law enforcement/public safety career and look forward to working with the great team of professionals at UH Mānoa DPS, all of whom are dedicated to crime prevention and the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors at Hawaiʻi’s flagship center of higher learning,” said West.
“We are thrilled to have Chief West on board and look forward to working with him to grow and improve on the solid foundation set by former Chief Charlie Noffsinger,” said Campus Services Director Deborah Huebler. “The depth and breadth of experience that Chief West brings from his decades of work with both municipal and campus police forces will make him an invaluable asset and addition to our UHM Department of Public Safety. Chief West’s demonstrated commitment to service and the vision, passion, and dedication he will bring to the job makes him an exemplary role model for our staff. We are excited to welcome him to our ʻohana.”