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
South campus road restrictions to support hazardous waste drop-off
The Oakland University Police Department will restrict the use of South Oakland Drive and Library Drive to indi...Read More
UPDATE: Police see no indication of continuing threat in suicidal subject incident
An active investigation continues into an early Thursday morning report of a possibly suicidal person who may have...Read More
UPDATE: Police continue to investigate report of armed, suicidal person near campus
Police continue to investigate an early Thursday morning report of a possibly suicidal person who may have been arm...Read More
OU ALERT: Possibly armed, suicidal person reported near campus
On Thursday, June 22, at approximately 2 a.m., the Oakland University Police Department received information from t...Read More
- Looking for a safe and responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste? Come to the NOHAZZ event on OU's ca… https://t.co/q1bMHM2PDz
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- UPDATE: Police see no indication of continuing threat in the suicidal subject incident. https://t.co/wt2VhjAr8B
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