On Monday, October 1, a planned fire training exercise will occur near the former flower shop located at Kenny Road and Preston Avenue, just north of Lane Avenue. The Clinton Township Fire Department and other safety personnel will be on-site to perform the controlled burn training fire throughout the day. Safety is our top priority. Please anticipate heavy smoke coming from the area as well as possible lane closures, with two-way traffic maintained, along Kenny Road.
Ohio State's Department of Public Safety is now offering a new free safety app for students, faculty and staff.
The point of the Rave Guardian app is to protect students, faculty and staff with quicker alerts and safety notices. And users of the app can pick friends or family as a virtual guardian to follow them via GPS-tracking as they travel around campus.
Ohio State’s Department of Public Safety is now offering a new, free safety app for students, faculty and staff! Rave Guardian offers many benefits including faster delivery of Buckeye Alerts and safety notices via push-notifications. The app also allows you to select friends or family as a virtual guardian to follow you via GPS tracking, using a destination-based timer. Download today by searching “Rave Guardian” inside the Ohio State app.
Join The Ohio State University Police Division for multiple Bug Your Bike events in October. The program is free and will increase the chance of a lost or stolen bike to be found and returned. Bring your bike, fill out a form and OSUPD will install bugs to register your bike at the event. If you don’t have your bike, bring the make/model of your bike, serial number and approximate value to register.
The Ohio State University Police Division and several of its partners will be holding their Pedal With Police event on Thursday, September 20 from 6 p.m – 7:30 p.m. outside the RPAC at the McCorkle Pavilion. The event is geared toward educating the campus community on bike safety and theft prevention. Attendees can exchange their cable locks for free U-locks, while supplies last. The event will also have a limited number of free helmets and bike lights. Attendees can bring their bikes to receive a free tune-up from the OSU Bike Club and the Office of International Affairs will be...
We are sharing the below information on behalf of the Columbus Division of Police for a crime that occurred in the off-campus area.
On 9/8/18, at approximately 3:30 a.m., a crime was reported to law enforcement by two Ohio State students. The male and female students reported that they were walking off-campus around 3 a.m. when three unknown males approached them in the alley between W. 8th and W. 9th Avenues and Highland Street. One of the suspects pointed a gun and demanded money and cell phones. No injuries were reported and the...
Kimberly Spears-McNatt is a Buckeye in every sense of the word. The former Ohio State student now leads The Ohio State University Police Division (OSUPD) as its Interim Chief.
“I was you, I was a student here, I lived in Canfield Hall: I do understand what it’s like to walk across the Oval,” Spears-McNatt told The Lantern in between conversations with students at the Ohio Union.
A Buckeye Alert system test will occur on Tuesday, August 28. Students, faculty and staff will receive a text message that will be clearly identified as a test. The system also sends severe weather alerts to the entire university community with updates. For additional information and safety resources, as well as a safety messaging toolkit, visit emergency.osu.edu .