Southwestern Oklahoma State University

SWOSU Campus Security

Policy Statement Addressing Criminal Activity Off Campus

When a SWOSU student is involved in an off-campus offense,  SWOSU Campus Security may assist with the investigation in cooperation with local, state, or federal law enforcement. Sayre Police Department routinely work and communicate with campus officers on any serious incidents occurring on-campus or in the immediate neighborhood and business areas surrounding campus. SWOSU operates no off-campus housing or off-campus student organization facilities. However, many graduate students and some undergraduate students live in the neighborhoods surrounding SWOSU. While local police have primary jurisdiction in all areas off campus, SWOSU Campus Security can and do respond to student-related incidents that occur in close proximity to campus. SWOSU Campus Security have direct radio communications with the city police, fire department, and sheriff’s office.