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OSU Police Department

Welcome to the Oklahoma State University Police Department

The Oklahoma State University campus is protected by a fully accredited law enforcement agency consisting of 33 sworn officers, 12 support persons, and 21 student employees. The agency is operated and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Authority of the sworn officers is derived from state statutes, which allow for full police powers on OSU property. In addition, by agreement with the City of Stillwater, campus police and city police enjoy an excellent working relationship. All campus police officers undergo an extensive selection process and meet state mandated training requirements.


OSU Police Patch - "Oklahom's Firest Accredited Agency O.A.C.P. 1890"


Citizens Police Academy

The Oklahoma State University Police Department is hosting an inaugural Citizens Police Academy.

Chief Leon Jones and the members of OSUPD are excited to host this event, and we look forward to strengthening the partnership with and our community. This event is by invite only. For more information, contact the OSUPD at 405-744-6523.

This four-week program will provide participants an overview of the OSUPD, enhance community engagement and graduate the first class of Citizens Police. See full agenda.


Orange Shield

Orange ShieldThe Orange Shield personal safety app is available to students, employees and visitors. Download Orange Shield in the Apple or Google Play store or go to In addition, OSU offers Cowboy Alert, an opt-in mass notification system for students and employees. Cowboy Alerts are issued during life-threatening situation and to announce closings or delays in the university schedule. To receive Cowboy Alerts login to your O-Key account.

Safe Walk

OSU Safe Walk SealThe Safe Walk program enhances public safety on the Stillwater campus. Anyone may request a trained student Public Service Officer to escort them safely across campus.

Annual Safety Report

Annual Safety ReportIn compliance with the Clery Act and for the education of the public, every year OSU compiles a report to educate the public on policy, crime prevention programs, safety information, and campus crime statistics.

Lock It Or Lose It

Orange LockOSU Police try to prevent and stop crime, but the best results come from a community effort. Please make sure you secure your belongings and lock your car, and if you see any suspicious behavior; report it.

Crime Statistics

Crime StatsWhile OSU makes enormous efforts to keep the public safe, crimes still do occur. These crime statistics are provided to inform and educate the public.