VCU promoted Police chief John A. Venuti to assistant vice president for public safety on top of his duties as chief this month. In his new role, Venuti will oversee the university police department as well as VCU Emergency Preparedness operations, and retain his sworn law enforcement status. The promotion was announced Nov. 21 and took effect immediately.
Students and staff called for action against potential racial profiling during a panel discussion hosted by the Black Education Student Association on Monday, Oct. 28. VCU Police chief John Venuti and others presented topics and answered questions by students about the potential for racial profiling around campus.
VCU Police chief John Venuti said he and his staff do not like shutting down house parties. In fact, they hate it.
The reality of our urban setting means crimes will sometimes occur in the VCU footprint that could pose a danger to our community.