• MUPD Safety Events

    Miami University Police Department (MUPD) coordinates numerous security awareness programs for the campus community, specifically to encourage students and employees to be responsible for their own security and the security of others.

    Learn more about our Community Relations Team, view past events or request a police presentation

  • Civilian Fingerprinting

    MUPD processes an average of 2100 civilian background checks each year
  • Bike Patrol

    Miami University Police Department has several officers patrolling campus on bikes
  • Computer Forensics

    Detective Walt Schneider serves as MUPD's electronic forensics technician.  Det. Schneider assists other law enforcement agencies with forensic examinations.
  • K9 Unit

    Miami University Police Department K9 Unit patrols the Oxford Campus and often assist other agencies.  
  • Services

    Miami University Police Department offers a wide variety of services to assist the community on a regular basis

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Safety Tips

  • Winter Weather Safety

    • Dress in layers, wear proper footwear
    • Plan ahead, give yourself sufficient time and plan your route
    • Stay informed of weather forecast
    • Walk and drive with caution
    • Report all suspicious activity to Police
  • Spring Break Safety

    • Lock your door when you leave
    • Make sure your friends and family know where you will be
    • Don’t let your friends wander off with someone they just met
    • Don’t accept a drink from someone else – watch when your drink is being made
    • Trust your instincts
  • Warm Weather Safety

    • Don’t leave personal belongings unattended while outdoors
    • Lock bicycle when not in use
    • Walk, ride, or jog with a companion
    • Lock all doors and windows, never prop a door or window open
    • Report all suspicious activity to Police
  • Fall Safety

    • Walk with a friend
    • Promptly report sexual violence
    • Pay attention to your surroundings
    • Stay on well-lit and well-traveled paths
    • Report any emergency or crime on campus / off campus, call 911
    • Don't prop doors
    • Lock your car and room/house