Steve is the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police at WPI, responsible for leadership, management, and operation of the WPI Police Department, oversight of the university’s card access control system, and the WPI student – operated EMS service.

Chief Marsh has over thirty years of law enforcement experience, including twenty-six years of service with the Massachusetts State Police, retiring as a Lieutenant in 2018. Steve spent 5 years with WPI Police as the Deputy Chief before appointment as the Chief in January of 2023.

Steve is a lifelong resident of central Massachusetts and possess strong knowledge of the local community area. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College and is a graduate of the 70th Recruit Training Troop at the Massachusetts State Police Academy in 1992.