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OUPD Services

The Ohio University Police Department provides the following services to Ohio University students, faculty and staff.
  • Bike Patrol
    • Students have said that Bike Patrol officers are more approachable. In addition, Bike Patrol officers are able to patrol more of the campus.
  • Vehicle Assistance
    • OUPD officers will unlock your vehicle or provide a battery jump start on any campus location.
  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
    • The RAD program teaches realistic self-defense tactics and techniques to women in the Ohio University Community. [more info]
  • Campus Area Law Enforcement Links (CALL) Program
    • OUPD officers sponsor programs on many issues including crime prevention and self defense at campus locations, primarily residence halls.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
    • OUPD assess the campus environment for improvements that can increase safety and decrease crime.
  • Crime Alerts
    • OUPD will provide timely alerts to crimes or other emergency situations to the campus community. [more info]
  • Safe Arrival for Everyone - Tonight (SAFE-T) Patrol
    • Student employees on SAFE-T Patrol will provide escorts to/from campus locations from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily. [more info]
  • Background Checks (Ohio & FBI Checks)/Fingerprinting
    • Effective February 09, 2009, the fee for providing fingerprint services at the Ohio University Police Department will be as follows:
      • $6.00 - Fingerprint cards only (cards will be given back to the customer/department for submission to BCI)
      • $28.00 - BCI (Ohio) WebCheck background check only
      • $30.00 - FBI (National) WebCheck background check only
      • $58.00 - BCI and FBI (Ohio and National)WebCheck background check
    • Please bring your drivers license with you. We accept cash, check or money orders made payable to Ohio University.
    • Effective December 15, 2010, the Ohio University Police Department will be changing the hours of business for fingerprinting services. Services will be provided Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Clery and Campus Right to Know Reporting
    • OUPD prepared and provides detailed crime statistics for all Ohio University campuses on an annual basis. Reports are available online and in hard copy at the office. OUPD also provides a link to the Registered Sex Offender database for the state of Ohio. [more info]
  • Request for Public Records
    • All records of the Ohio University Police Department are public unless they are specifically exempt from disclosure under the Ohio Revised Code. You may obtain a copy of a police report filed with this department by coming to the Communication Center at the Ohio University Police Department (located at 135 Scott Quadrangle) Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. with the exception of holidays recognized by the university.