Penn State Beaver welcomes new police officer

Michael C. Moyer has been hired as Penn State Beaver’s sixth full-time police officer, effective immediately. Moyer comes to Beaver campus from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a full-time police officer for more than a year.

In addition, he served as a full-time police officer for two years at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. He has also worked on security detail for Gregg Protection Services. Moyer graduated first in his class at the Community College of Beaver County Police Academy and holds a police technology certificate and ACT 120 certification.

He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Beaver campus maintains a police department, which serves the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year and at least one police officer is on duty at all times. The campus residence hall has capacity for more than 200 students, and resident and commuter students total more than 700.

All Penn State police officers are certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission. They carry the same authority as municipal police officers in the state and have the same basic police training, first aid training and annual in-service training required for municipal police. Moyer can be contacted on campus at or 724-773-3840.

Last Updated January 30, 2014