Yale swears in a new police chief
August 8, 2022
Anthony Campbell ’95 B.A., ’09 M.Div. was sworn in as chief of the Yale Police Department during a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5. The event, held at the Yale Divinity School, was attended by more than 150 people, including friends, family, and members of the Yale and New Haven communities. A Yale alumnus and former chief of police for the New Haven Police Department, Campbell joined Yale’s department as assistant chief in 2019. Campbell earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale. He has trained in counter-terrorism and law enforcement management. Campbell succeeds former Yale police chief Ronnell Higgins, who was recently named the university’s inaugural associate vice president for public safety and community engagement.