Burglary is still the most highly reported crime on campus, according to the annual security and fire report. The report, released Sept. 30, is required by The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The act, a consumer protection law passed in 1990, requires all universities that receive federal funding […]
Campus police are asking for students’ help. OCU Police encourage students to be wary and report any suspicious or unknown people seen on campus, Chief Bradd Brown said Monday. “It’s a small community and it is usually pretty easy to tell who doesn’t belong,” Brown said. “We rely on people’s eyes and ears to be […]
The police department has a new location on campus. OCUPD moved into their new location at 1635 N.W. 23rd St. Aug. 17. The building has a bulletproof wall in the entryway that was created out of recycled bulletproof vests and a control room with cameras watching over the main campus and the law school. There […]
The police department plans to improve parking on campus with new parking permits and guidelines. There are now four types of permits comprised of: Commuter, Cokesbury, Methodist Hall, and Star Access. The Star Access permit was created to provide full access parking to residential students so they can park at their residency and in general […]
The United Methodist Hall parking garage will not be open today, April 8, in the case of severe weather, according to university housing. Students who received parking tickets in the United Methodist Hall parking garage during the storms on March 25 will not pay for those tickets. Students, faculty and staff were informed via email […]
By Kyle Wallace, staff writer The university police department upgraded its vehicle fleet to improve patrol efforts around campus. The upgrades include two new 2015 Chevrolet Tahoes and a refurbished utility task vehicle. New vehicles were purchased due to rising maintenance costs associated with the older cars and to increase the visibility of the police […]
Students are having to appeal tickets for parking in the wrong spots in on-campus parking lots.Across the campus, there are four small areas reserved solely for visitors to park, as well as a few single spots scattered throughout the area.
Methodist Hall’s back doors have been locked for extra security on campus.The doors were locked and the handles removed due to security concerns with people going in through the back doors this summer, said Bradd Brown, chief of university police.
Officials released more information Sept. 30 about a sexual assault reported this weekend on campus.
Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus.
University officials are releasing few details about a sexual assault reported on campus this weekend.
Two cars were burglarized Tuesday night in the Cokesbury Clubhouse apartment parking lot.
The Oklahoma City University police department provides services beyond their duties as law enforcement officers. OCUPD provides safety escorts, vehicular assists and an identification number engraving services for valuable items. To contact the police department for a safety escort or motor assist, call 405.208.5001. If there is an emergency, dial 405.208.5911.
Students and university officials are working to establish better mental health services and access on campus. Brandi Gibson, director of university counseling, serves at the director of the behavior intervention team. Click here to read more on the team’s objectives and members. “I provide feedback regarding mental health issues if there’s a student in question […]
By Amy Fuhrman, Web Editor NW 27th St. between Indiana Ave. and Kentucky Ave. is closed to both sides of traffic. A block of the street, located behind Jim Wade Stadium, is blocked off by traffic cones. The cones were placed by OCUPD around 2 p.m on Tuesday afternoon. The police force placed the […]
Petit Larceny– Thursday, August 22, 2013, 4:00am; Draper Hall; 13-08-020; Victim: OCU student; Suspect: unknown; Officer Pepper took a report from the victim at the station. The victim locked his bicycle up on the west side of Draper Hall on 8/19/13, and when he returned on 8/21/13 it was gone. His cable lock had been […]
The university’s police department is attempting to become compliant with federal campus safety laws, but their efforts may be too little, too late.
University officials refuse to comply with federal campus safety laws regarding the prompt release of archived crime logs.
University police failed to publish up-to-date crime statistics in the 2012 annual security report by the federally-established deadline.
I am discomforted by the amount of speculation and negativity circulating about the university police department, particularly with regard to parking tickets.
By Susannah Wait, Editor-in-Chief Officials plan to implement a new Emergency Alert System due to flaws in the current system. The new system was not in place during a March 12 lockdown. OCUPD responded to a call that shots were fired near N.W. 29th Street and Indiana Avenue. Oklahoma City police officers were already in […]
Public Intoxication– Saturday, 3-16-13 8:44pm; NW 23rd & Gatewood; Incident # 13-03-022; Arrested (AR): Barry, Robert (no OCU affiliation); Reporting party (RP): student; Officer Haynes received a call from RP stating there was a man passed out on the bus stop bench. Upon arrival, Officer Haynes found AR on the bench. He woke up AR […]
Fugitive from Justice Saturday, 3-9-13 5:09pm; EZ Pawn 2027 NW 23rd; Incident # 13-02-028 (supplemental); arrested: Michael C. Goudeau (no OCU affiliation); Officer Roland Garrett was dispatched to EZ Pawn regarding a suspect who had stolen two X Box controls and three games from the Smith Hall lobby Tuesday, 2-19-13. Upon arrival he met with the employees who […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Police still are searching for suspects after a March 12 shooting that resulted in officials putting OCU on lockdown. OCUPD responded to a call that shots were fired near N.W. 29th Street and Indiana Ave. Oklahoma City police officers already were in the area, said Steve Taylor, OCU’s assistant chief of […]
By The Editors University police department officials have been issuing tickets recently for various parking violations. The department has jurisdiction over all property related to OCU and operates like most other police departments, able to give tickets for parking violations, expired tags, traffic violations, etc. Read more here. Students can easily avoid receiving parking tickets […]