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Michael Thompson

Michael.L.Thompson@asu.edu

Chief of Police
Police Department
Administrative Staff
Mail Code: 1812

(480)965-4929

Bio

Michael Thompson joined the Arizona State University Police Department in May 2008 after spending 20 years with the City of Mesa Police Department, AZ. in a variety of assignments, including Sergeant,(patrol, jail, bike unit, community action, advanced training, School Resource Officer supervisor, Criminal Law lead instructor) Detective and Forensic/ Composite Artist.

Mike has served as Commander at the West campus, as Commander of the Support Services Division at the Tempe campus and as Assistant Chief of Support Services of the department.  Michael is currently the Chief of Police. 

He is a graduate of AZPOST Leadership in Police Organizations and has completed numerous law enforcement related training courses.
Mike received a Master of Administration/Leadership degree from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Education from Northern Arizona University.

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Thompson,Michael Lloyd * . DUI and Youth Alcohol Enforcement. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-HIGHWAY SA (10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015).
  2. Thompson,Michael Lloyd * . Selective Traffice Enforcement (STEP). AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-HIGHWAY SA (10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015).
  3. Thompson,Michael Lloyd * . DUI Alcohol Equipment. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-HIGHWAY SA (10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014).

* principal investigator

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