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Police Chief Ray Ottman

Chief's Message

The UAFS Police Department vision is a safe and caring community that enhances living and learning for ALL.

The UAFS Police Department mission is service to others through education, engagement, outreach, and professional police service. The UAFS Police Department will serve ALL to achieve our vision of a safe and caring community where living and learning flourish. 

We pledge to commit ourselves to learning and appreciating diversity to assure we respect the dignity of ALL.  Thank you for the opportunity to serve you.

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Ray Ottman

Chief of Police

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith