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Training simulator gives OSUPD new tool for stressful scenarios

Every day a law enforcement officer puts on the uniform, there’s a chance they could be faced with a life-or-death decision. These split-second decisions are difficult to train for unless officers are subjected to high-stress situations that replicate the conditions. The Oklahoma State University Police Department now has a new tool that can do just that, thanks to the Division of Institutional Diversity, which purchased a training simulator with privately raised funds.
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OSUPD chief praises survey results

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

The results are in for the Oklahoma State University Police Department’s 2019 Customer Feedback Survey, the department’s first large-scale feedback. The department will use the results to guide future decision making.

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OSUPD celebrates 50 years

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Officers with the Oklahoma State University Police Department are sporting a commemorative badge to celebrate the department’s 50th anniversary. The OSUPD began as a safety and security department until Oklahoma statutes made it possible to become a campus police department. Since then, OSUPD has grown to 34 sworn officers, 12 support staff and 21 student employees.

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Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

On Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of many Americans were changed forever. The attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the foiled attempt that ended with a plane crash in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania were ghastly and unfathomable.

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Employees complete OSUPD Citizens Academy

Tue, Aug 20, 2019

Thirteen Oklahoma State University employees have completed the OSU Police Department Citizens Academy. The group went through more than 20 hours of class on everything from training requirements to be an officer to crime scene evidence preservation. The class culminated with time on a training simulator, hosted by the Stillwater Police Department.

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OSU-Tulsa PD combines forces with OSU Stillwater police

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa has entered into an agreement with the Oklahoma State University Police Department to integrate the OSU-Tulsa department into a combined agency.

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OSU Police Department aces reaccreditation with no fixes

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

The Oklahoma State University Police Department recently passed its reaccreditation with the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Program administered through the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police. OSUPD was the first department to earn the accreditation with OLEAP and earned its recent reaccreditation with no errors noted

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Police chief wins commendation

Mon, Jul 01, 2019

The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police has recognized Oklahoma State University Police Chief Leon Jones for his outstanding performance and “contributions beyond the scope and commitment of normal services and duties.”

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