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

OUPD 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 OUPD 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.


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Police Activity Log

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Campus Security Authorities (CSA)

Police Reports

University Ordinances

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)


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