Southwestern Oklahoma State University

SWOSU Campus Security

Reporting of Criminal Offenses/Accurate & Prompt

To Report a Crime:

Contact SWOSU Campus Security at ext. 151 or 580.-928-5533 x2151  (non-emergencies), dial 911 (emergencies only), Any suspicious activity or person seen in the parking lots or loitering around vehicles, inside buildings should be reported to the police department; In addition, you may report a crime to the following areas:

Executive Vice President: (580.) 774-3000
Vice President for Academic Affairs: (580.) 774-3771
Vice President for Student Affairs: (580.) 774-7172
Office of the Dean: (580.) 928-5533 x2107
Counseling – Ext. 131 or (580.) 928-5533 x2131

For off campus options you may call Sayre Police Department at 580.-928-2122. SWOSU Campus Security and the Sayre Police Department have a mutual aid and working agreement. Each department augments the other within their jurisdictions during mutual investigations, arrest, and prosecutions. SWOSU Campus Security personnel attend regular meetings with local law enforcement agencies to exchange ideas and problems which may be of concern for the University community.

Dispatchers are available at these respective telephone numbers 24 hours a day to answer your call. In response to a call, Sayre Police Department will take the required action, dispatching an officer or asking the victim to report to SWOSU Campus Security to file an incident report.

All SWOSU Campus Security incident reports are forwarded to the Dean of Students office for review and potential action by the Office of Student Judicial Services. Investigators will investigate a report when it is deemed appropriate. Additional information obtained via the investigation will also be forwarded to the Office of Student affairs.

If assistance is required from the Sayre Police Department, SWOSU Campus Security will contact the appropriate unit. If a sexual assault or rape should occur, staff on the scene, including SWOSU Campus Security, will offer the victim a wide variety of services. County sheriff’s office has a Sexual Assault Crisis Consultation Team that has trained members who are available to assist a victim 24 hours a day.

Crimes should be reported to the SWOSU Campus Security to ensure inclusion in the annual crime statistics and to aid in providing timely warning notices to the community, when appropriate. For example, a crime that was reported only to the Rape Crisis Center would not be included in the SWOSU Campus Police crime statistics.