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IPFW swears in first female police chief

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:38 am

David Wesse, IPFW vice chancellor for financial and administrative affairs, swears in Julie Yunker as the campus' chief of police Wednesday.

Yunker, who became the first woman to hold the position in IPFW’s history, joined IPFW after five years as director of criminal justice training for Grand Valley State University. She has nearly 20 years of experience in front-line law enforcement and criminal justice instruction, according to the university.

She began her new duties June 1.