View NBC4's story about OSUPD's first Community Police Academy, is open to current Ohio State students, faculty and staff. The course will teach participants about what it's like to protect and serve on campus. Participants will be trained on police policies, go on an officer ride-along and take part in scenarios.
The Ohio State University Police Division has named Kimberly Spears-McNatt its new deputy chief effective Friday, August 26. The former lieutenant is an Ohio State graduate and first joined OSUPD in 1994. In a corresponding move, Officer Brandon Yankanin has been promoted to lieutenant.
As classes begin for the autumn semester, there's a good chance you'll see Ohio State University Police Division officers riding around campus on bicycles. It's all part of an effort to get more officers out of their cruisers and closer to the campus community they serve. Watch 10TV's story about OSUPD bicycle patrols.
The Ohio State University Police Division (OSUPD) received its second accreditation award (first reaccreditation) from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The national honor was announced Saturday during the 2016 CALEA Conference in Baltimore, Md.
Safety Awareness Message (July 25, 2016) On 7/24/16, Columbus Police responded to two armed robberies in the off-campus area. Reports indicate that at approximately 2 a.m., three females were approached by two black males at W. 8th Avenue and Neil Avenue.