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
Closure of P-38 to support campus wide parking expansion plan
In conjunction with a project to add 660 parking spaces to existing campus lots, the University will close park...Read More
Star Academy produces an OU star in the making
When people contact the Oakland University Police Department dispatch line needing any variety of help or infor...Read More
P-16 lot to be reserved for local high school commencement ceremonies
In conjunction with the O'rena hosting a number of area high school commencement ceremonies, the P-16 parking l...Read More
P-16 lot to be reserved for OUWB School of Medicine Commencement
In conjunction with the 2017 Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Commencement on Friday, May...Read More
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