Contact Us
Central State University Police Department
Joseph D. Lewis/George T. Simpson (Building #23)
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Phone (General): 937-376-6368
Fax: 937-376-6047

Police Dispatch (Non-Emergency):

Emergency: 911

  • 911 from campus phone

Monday-Thursday 8 AM-5 PM


Central State University Police

POLICE, Service, Protocol, Civility, Central State University 1887Welcome to Central State University Office of Campus Police. Campus Police operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
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Working Together for A Safe Campus
The mission of the Central State University Police Department is to contribute toward the quality of University Life through the maintenance of peace and harmony, the protection of life and property, and to enforce all federal, state, and local laws, as well as University rules and regulations pertaining to orderly conduct on its premises. CSU Police strives to maintain an atmosphere of professionalism, courtesy, and respect, while embracing diversity through community engagement and hiring and training practices that enhance the overall mission of Central State University.

Safety & Security is Our Highest Priority
The safety and security of all members of the Central State community are among this institution’s highest priorities. On behalf of the University President Dr. Jack Thomas, we want to assure our students and their families and our faculty and staff that we have a coordinated and comprehensive plan in place for responding to a variety of emergencies that could occur as a result of human action or natural events. Members of the Central State University Office of Campus Police and Emergency Management teams work collaboratively with local and federal law enforcement agencies to monitor local, regional, national, and international events that may affect Central State University. Key information is shared between our team and the local, state, and federal law enforcement teams. 

The Central State University campus is currently operating under NORMAL conditions.

Emergency Procedures