University Police

University Police & Public Safety Service Center (24-hours a day)

937-775-2111 or x2111 from any campus phone

The Wright State University Police Department provides the campus with 24-hour police services with a fully certified staff of police officers, detectives, and dispatchers. In addition to the sworn police officers, the Wright State Police Department has great partnerships with Residential Life and Housing staff, Community Standards and Student Conduct, Environmental Health and Safety, and Facilities Management, who all work together toward a safe and secure campus for our community. 

The department supports the university's core values and continually seeks ways to improve the quality of service the campus receives by working in partnership with students, faculty, and staff to prevent and deter crime, provide quality services, and promote a safe and secure experience while at Wright State. 

Wright State maintains a safe, welcoming, and open campus environment and encourages the community to participate in activities that are open to the public. 


Our mission is to be a model of excellence in public safety by working in partnership with our community to provide a safe and secure campus.


Professionalism, Courage, Diversity, Respect, Integrity, Service.

Ohio Collaborative

The Police Department has obtained their Groups 1-6 Law Enforcement certification through the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board.  These certification standards are designed to improve community-police relations.  By obtaining this certification, the Police Department meets the State of Ohio's standards on bias-free policing, use of force and use of deadly force, recruitment and hiring, community engagement, body worn cameras, agency wellness and crisis intervention.