The Oakland University Police Department provides a full range of professional police services to the university community. All OU police officers are fully licensed through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).

OU police officers enforce federal & state laws, as well as the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code and local university ordinances.  As sworn police officers, they are authorized to investigate, make arrests, or take any other necessary action to address any criminal activity.

The OU Police Department is committed to providing our students, staff, faculty, visitors, and guests with prompt, courteous, and professional police services.  If we can be of any assistance during your stay at OU, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Areas of Interest

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Campus Safety Tips

Security & Fire Safety Report

Campus Security Authorities (CSA)

Report Behavioral Concerns

Police Actvity Log

Police Reports

University Ordinances

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)


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  • @anthony_ougrizz Thank you Anthony. We really appreciate it.
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  • @Kiera_Bryn Thanks! We are looking into getting a light similar to the bat symbol for the sky 😉
    [2 days ago]
  • @Kiera_Bryn Yah! What did you think?
    [2 days ago]