Public Safety Assistants

Public Safety Assistant standing next to WWU vehicle

Public Safety Assistants

Western’s Police Department and Parking Services employ student security and parking enforcement, who are Public Safety Assistants (PSA), but may also be referred to as “Green Coats”. The PSA's work under two divisions, Parking Enforcement and Police.

The Parking Enforcement PSA's assist the Parking Enforcement Officers with lot checks, writing citations and event staffing. They work a variety of hours based on the needs of the Parking Department.

The Police PSA's work in conjunction with the Police Officers. Their primary responsibilities are foot patrol in the areas of the dormitories and roving patrols on the entire campus. They also provide safety escorts, admits, lock/unlock the buildings and provide security at special events.

Interested in becoming a Green Coat?

We're always looking for good candidates! Start by learning about the Public Safety Assistant (PSA) position. Then download the application.

PSA Job Application.

Completed PSA applications can be turned in to the Police Department Dispatch.