At your service: Police Chief Jim Weber

Chief Weber was named to his current post in the summer of 2015.

Weber served as assistant chief from 2011-15. 

Chief Weber began his duty at The University of Akron on July 30, 1990, and was promoted to the position of sergeant in 1995. As a sergeant, Captain Weber oversaw the daily operations of UA's Wayne College campus. 

On Feb. 1, 2001, he was appointed captain of the Patrol Division of the University police department and was responsible for all daily patrol operations.  

In early 2010, Captain Weber took on the role of services captain, responsible for the operation of the department's housing and community policing unit (affectionately known as the CHOP unit). He also managed special events and departmental training.

While interim chief, he oversaw all aspects of departmental operations and implemented the formation of a departmental wide Community-Oriented Policing strategy.

Weber is a graduate of The University of Akron with a B.S. in Technical Education and a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) and the FBI National Academy.

Contact: 330-972-5908 or

Police Chief Jim Weber

Chief Jim Weber

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