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.



  • @OaklandU_ArtSci it’s true we love our donuts!
    [4 hours ago]
  • And we are back for more fun! Move in day 2. https://t.co/gXNxREZXhf
    [16 hours ago]
  • @Bison1965 thanks so much for the kind words! We appreciate everyone’s patience with the move in process. Great job to everyone involved!
    [1 day ago]