MTSU Police Chief Talks about His First Few Months on the Job

Nov 09, 2022 at 01:49 pm by WGNS

With just a few months on the job, new MTSU Police Chief Edwin “Ed” Kaup has been busy making the rounds, getting to know his officers, attending campus events and grabbing lunch at the Student Union when time allows so that students get to know his face.

He was Chip Walter's guest on the Wednesday WGNS Roundtable program. After 27 years in various leadership, administrative and frontline roles with the Chicago Police Department, Kaup said it was time for a change:


Kaup leads the university’s 36 commissioned police officers, six full-time dispatchers, approximately 20 part-time student workers as well full-time administrative staff. You can listen back to his entire conversation in the Roundtable podcast section of


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