The Community Support Division is led by Deputy Chief Andrea Munford. It consists of the Community Care Unit, Special Victims Unit, Investigations Unit, and Bias Incident Response Unit. The division also oversees the department's police social worker and case manager.
The aim of the CSD is to provide trauma informed, inclusive and accessible service to MSU students, staff, faculty and visitors by leading with support and resources.
The CSD recognizes that a supportive and collaborative community response will have the greatest impact in the life of an individual. CSD members work with community partners to continuously address the needs of individuals, connecting them with resources locally available. CSD members also participate in community outreach and training programs to provide awareness and improve the overall safety of the community.
Michigan State University Police and Public Safety investigates all reports of crime that occur on property owned by the university or governed by the MSU Board of Trustees. Detectives are specialized in techniques to conduct victim-centered investigations and trauma-informed interviews. Detectives attend numerous training sessions to remain current with best practices for law enforcement investigations.