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Toledo: (567) 661-7575
Findlay: (567) 429-3586

Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Special Notice


The 2013 Annual Security Report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains crime statistics for 2010, 2011 and 2012. Additionally, the report summarizes College programs, policies, and procedures designed to enhance your personal safety and identifies College and community resources.

Click here to view the report.

You may also request a paper copy from the Department of Public Safety at
public_safety@owens.edu.


The Department of Public Safety is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including all holidays.

Reporting crime on campus:

Toledo-area Campus

Do any of the following:

  • Pick up any of the red emergency phones located throughout each building.
  • Dial extension 7575 from any campus phone.
  • Dial (567) 661-7575 from any non-campus phone.
  • Dial the inside emergency line, extension 7411.

Findlay-area Campus

Do any of the following:

  • Dial extension 3586 from any campus phone.
  • Dial (567) 429-3586 from any non-campus phone.

Reporting crime off campus:

Toledo-area Campus

Any criminal activity or emergencies taking place in the surrounding area of the Toledo-area Campus can be reported 24 hours a day, seven days a week by contacting:

  • The Perrysburg Township Police Department at (419) 874-3551
  • The Northwood Police Department at (419) 691-5053
  • Or just dial 9-911

Findlay-area Campus

Any criminal activity or emergencies taking place in the surrounding area can be reported 24 hours a day, seven days a week by contacting:

  • The Findlay Police Department at (419) 422-3141
  • The Hancock County Sheriff's Office at (419) 422-2424
  • Or just dial 9-911

Building Security

The Department of Public Safety is responsible for the securing and opening of all on campus buildings. The times are subject to change due to holidays, severe weather conditions, and weekends. All buildings are patrolled by officers regularly and locked when not in use.

If you see a safety issue or potential problem with the interior or exterior of a building on the Toledo-area Campus, please contact Buildings and Grounds at (567) 661-7577. If you see a safety issue or potential problem with the interior or exterior of a building on the Findlay-area Campus, please contact Facility Services at (567) 429-3598.

Owens Community College Department of Public Safety would like to thank you for your continued support and cooperation in the prevention and reporting of crimes on campus. Owens Community College Department of Public Safety seeks and shares information with local law enforcement agencies on a regular basis. Together we can help maintain a safe and secure environment for all on campus.

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