Light Ohio Blue is a statewide campaign to show support to the law enforcement personnel who protect our communities in Central Ohio and throughout our great state. Show your support by witnessing a Law Enforcement Caravan on Wednesday (5/8). Police cruisers from local agencies will join OSUPD and travel through campus from 7:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Buckeyes are encouraged to gather along Woody Hayes Drive, north of Ohio Stadium. Please expect brief traffic delays.
Multiple events occurring through the week of August 20 will result in roadway restrictions and closures, heavy traffic, travel and bus service delays and increased demand for parking across campus. Motorists should plan ahead, allow additional time and follow the directions of traffic officials. Upcoming events include:
The Columbus City Council recognized The Ohio State University Police Division and the Columbus Division of Police on Monday, Dec. 12, for their collaboration in defusing the act of violence on the Ohio State Columbus campus two weeks earlier.
Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, OSUPD Chief Craig Stone and Columbus Division of Police Chief Kim Jacobs accepted the Columbus City Council’s Resolution of Appreciation, which in part read:
WHEREAS, both departments worked quickly and diligently to make certain that no fatal injuries would occur; and
WHEREAS, when faced with adversity, the Columbus and Ohio...
WOSU Public Media interviews Ohio State Department of Public Safety Detective Cassi Shaffer in week 3 of the Community Police Academy, a 4-week program designed to raise awareness about what it’s like to protect and serve on campus. Read and listen to the full story on WOSU .
Members of The Ohio State University Police Division will participate in the annual Peace Officers Memorial ceremony on Friday, May 20 at 3 p.m. outside Blankenship Hall, which is named in memory of Officer Michael Blankenship. OSUPD will remember Officer Blankenship, who died in the line of duty in 1997. Respects will be paid to other officers who have lost their lives, and the officers who continue to serve the university community will also be recognized. The event will include remarks by OSUPD Acting Chief Craig Stone, playing of the bagpipes and a riderless horse.