Wichita State University Police Capt. Guy Schroeder has been named as the new police chief, effective Jan. 12. Schroeder had been serving as the interim police chief since Sept. 5, 2021, after replacing Police Chief Rodney Clark.
Schroeder began his law enforcement career at WSU in 2014 after serving as a police officer for the City of Wichita for 33 years. During that time, he served in many different positions of responsibility, including patrol officer, drug enforcement administration, detective work, SWAT team commander and undercover operations.
In announcing Schroeder’s promotion, Finance and Administration Vice President Werner Golling offered his congratulations and discussed the university’s decision to select Schroeder.
“During his time serving as interim chief of police, Schroeder has stepped up to the challenge, performed admirably and proven himself worthy of the position,” said Golling. “He cares deeply about WSU and our students, faculty and staff. I am very confident in his ability to lead our police department’s outstanding officers and team members to serve the WSU campus community.”