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University of Utah hires new police chief

The chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio has been selected to become the new police chief at the University of Utah. Rodney Chatman will replace embattled Chief Dale Brophy as the new chief for the U.’s Department of Public Safety. Brophy retired in October following heavy public scrutiny over his department’s handling of the Lauren McCluskey murder on campus. Chatman will begin his new job on Feb. 17.

University of Utah announces new police chief

The University of Utah has named a veteran law enforcement leader from Ohio to be its new police chief — tasked with taking over the campus department in the wake of criticism of how officers there mishandled repeated reports from student-athlete Lauren McCluskey in the weeks before she was killed.

University of Utah announces new campus police chief

Rodney Chatman has been selected as the new police chief for the University of Utah Department of Public Safety, the U. announced Thursday. Chatman currently serves as chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio, according to a news release from the University of Utah. He will assume that role at the U. on Feb. 17 and will report to Marlon C. Lynch, the university’s new chief safety officer.

University of Utah hires new Chief of Police

The University of Utah has a new chief of police for the Department of Public Safety. Rodney Chatman is currently in a similar role at the University of Dayton in Ohio. He is set to start at the U on February 17th.

U of U names its new chief of police

The University of Utah has selected an Ohio man as its next chief of police. Rodney Chatman, who is currently the executive director of public safety and chief of police at University of Dayton in Ohio, will become the U of U’s police chief next month.

New U of U police chief wants to 'engage' with students, faculty

The University of Utah, in the face of strong criticism over the handling of the Lauren McCluskey case, announced a new police chief on Thursday---Rodney Chatman, currently chief of police at the University of Dayton.

University of Utah names new chief of police

Rodney Chatman has been selected by the University of Utah as its new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety. He will be leaving his position as the executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio to come to Utah, a press release by the school stated.

University of Utah Names Rodney Chatman As New Police Chief

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman, the executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton, as its new police chief. As he prepares to start his new role on Feb. 17, the Ohio native said one of his first priorities will be to meet with students and learn about their concerns around campus safety and policing.

U of U announces hiring of new police chief

The University of Utah has announced a new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Their pick is Rodney Chatman, currently executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio. Chatman will assume his new role on Feb. 17. He will report to Marlon C. Lynch, the U’s newly hired chief safety officer.

UD police chief leaving for same position at Univ. of Utah

The University of Dayton chief of police and executive director of public safety is leaving the university in February to become the chief of police at the University of Utah.

UD police chief accepts job at University of Utah

The University of Dayton police chief has accepted a job in Utah. UD's Vice President for Student Development William M. Fischer announced to students recently that Rodney Chatman, executive director of public safety and UD chief of police, is leaving the university on Feb. 7 to take the position of chief of police for the University of Utah.

UD Police Chief Chatman resigns to become University of Utah’s top cop

Rodney Chatman, executive director of public safety and UD chief of police, has resigned to become police chief at the University of Utah. Chatman, who joined UD as chief in 2016, will leave Feb. 7.

UD Police Chief Chatman resigns to become University of Utah’s top cop

Rodney Chatman, executive director of public safety and UD chief of police, has resigned to become police chief at the University of Utah. Chatman, who joined UD as chief in 2016, will leave Feb. 7.