ASU Police welcome new Assistant Chief Stuart Bedics

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TEMPE – After an extensive nationwide search, ASU Police Department is pleased to announce Stuart Bedics as our new Assistant Chief of Police at Arizona State University Police Department.

Bedics comes to us from Bethlehem, PA where he was Lehigh University Police Department Assistant Chief. He was also DeSales University Chief of Police in Center Valley, PA and Chief of Police for the City of Bethlehem, PA.

Assistant Chief Bedics carries thirty years of police experience, is a graduate from Northwestern Police Command School, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from DeSales University.

Bedics joins Chief Michael Thompson and Assistant Chief Patrick Foster in ASU Police Department operations.

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to access, excellence and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. As the prototype for a New American University, ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.

The Arizona State University Police Department is committed to the safety of ASU students, faculty and staff.