Richard Trende

Richard Trende

Chief of Police


Dick has been Director of Parking, and Chief of University Police since November 2006. Change over to police department February 2009. He was the Chief of Police in Hudson, WI (1993-2006 Retired) and a Police Officer in various capacities in Hudson (1972-2006).  

Education: BA from South West Minnesota State University, FBI National Academy through University of Virginia, Executive Development Institute through The international Association of Chiefs of Police (2 yr program), delinquency control institute, State Crime Prevention by Environmental Design etc.  

Committees include: Behavioral intervention team, Facilities management, Coop, Sexual assault task Force, River Falls area emergency government, Parking appeals, Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs.