Andrea Munford

Andrea Munford

Deputy Chief, Michigan State University Police, Advisor, MSU Office of the President

Lansing, MI

Andrea Munford is Deputy Chief of the Community Support Bureau at Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety, and advisor the Office of the President on relationship violence & sexual misconduct (RVSM) at MSU.  She is a member of the MSU RVSM Expert Advisory Workgroup, and co-authored MSU’s RVSM Strategic Plan.

Deputy Chief Munford is the Training Coordinator with the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety Center for Trauma Informed Investigative Excellence. In this role, she develops training and outreach to law enforcement on trauma-informed response, as well as other disciplines that intersect with those investigations.  Prior to that assignment, she was the lead investigator for the department’s Special Victims Unit, which included the investigation of Larry Nassar.

Deputy Chief Munford has been with the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety since 1997. She has held a variety of positions in the police department including crime scene investigator and unit supervisor, cold case homicide task force investigator, civil disorder response instructor and patrol bicycle unit supervisor. 

  • Trauma informed interviews
  • Sexual assault investigations
  • Relationship violence
  • Stalking
  • Cold case investigations
  • Crime scene investigations