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Meet the Officers

Chief Ray Ottman


Chief Ray Ottman - Ray and his wife Amy live in Fort Smith with their two sons, Sean and Noah. Ray has been chief at UAFS since June 2015. His interests include baseball, Native American history and artifacts, and visiting over any number of topics. 

Lt.Tiffany Johnson


Lt. Tiffany Johnson - Tiffany and her husband Trevor live in Fort Smith with their son, Trenton. A UAFS alumna, Tiffany has been with UPD since 2011 and serves as the department Investigator. Her favorite hobby is eating, and if you don’t have a large bowl of pho, then you better bring her some Reese’s candy to get on her good side. 

Lt. Susan Webster


Lt. Susan Webster - Susan has been with UPD since 2001 and can tell you many stories about the Westark days and her front seat view of the transition into the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. Susan enjoys cooking and cleaning (yes, cleaning), reading a good book, and going to Fayetteville to call the Hogs football team to a victory. She enjoys meeting and getting to know people and always has time to visit.  Susan enjoys time away from work with her family and takes every chance she can to find a beach.

Sergeant Meghan Janci


Sgt. Meghan Janci - Meghan has been with UPD since June 2011. She lives in Greenwood and enjoys spending time with her three children, Taylor, Trent, and Tristin, as well as time on a motorcycle, boat, or four-wheeler. Meghan has an extensive background working as an investigator for different departments with a focus on domestic violence and sexual assault. She also has a tendency to find stray pets on campus. If you see her on campus, please introduce yourself, as she always enjoys meeting students and visitors.