Campus Safety & University Police

The CSU Police Department is a fully authorized state police agency, providing police and security services to both the Main and RiverPark campuses. The Department regularly collaborates with the city of Columbus Police Department and other regional law enforcement agencies.

The Department utilizes a philosophy of community policing that integrates crime prevention, problem resolution, and community involvement to provide the support and service that CSU guests, students, and employees deserve.

The headquarters for CSU Police is located next to the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center, on the corner of College Drive and East Lindsey Drive ( Officers also work from a police station on the CSU RiverPark campus in downtown Columbus.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Columbus State University Police Department is to provide a safe and secure environment by being forward-thinking and through proactive modern-day police practices and victim-centered care for its community.

Vision Statement

To provide a safe campus for our campus community with courage, integrity, and professionalism.