In Case of Criminal Activity or Violence


  1. Attempt to remove yourself from any danger.
  2. Call 911 or Dept. of Public Safety emergency Line (541) 737-7000 Call from a safe location, if possible. If you are outdoors on the OSU campus, remember that courtesy phones are available in lighted locations.
  3. If possible, provide the police with the following information:
    • Location of crime.
    • Nature of crime and specifics (number of people involved, any weapons, etc.).
    • Any injuries.
    • Description of suspect(s) (height, weight, sex, race, clothing, hair color etc.).
    • Direction of travel of suspects
    • Description of any vehicles involved in the crime.
  4. DO NOT pursue or attempt to detain suspects.