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.



  • Quick lifesaving actions of OUPD Sgt. Ofc. & Disp. saved a student who overdosed & they received a Life Saving Award https://t.co/f0BANMeT4f
    [13 hours ago]
  • Remember it is important to pay those parking tickets. If you have 6 unpaid parking tickets, your car will be towed https://t.co/9o8nA4Xc1N
    [2 days ago]
  • AHFD training happening now in the 5000 AVN complex. https://t.co/LZQhy37Iws
    [3 days ago]