OSU, Columbus Police Agree On Off-Campus Patrols

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OSU Police now have clearance to respond to incidents in the densely-populated neighborhoods just off campus.(Photo: Ohio State University)
OSU Police now have clearance to respond to incidents in the densely-populated neighborhoods just off campus.(Photo: Ohio State University)

For the first time ever, Ohio State University Police has clearance to respond to incidents in the densely-populated neighborhoods near campus.

OSU Police and Columbus Police on Wednesday signed a joint jurisdiction agreement that lets OSU officers respond to incidents in the area east of High St. where the majority of students live. For details on the new agreement, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with OSU Undergraduate Student Government President Taylor Stepp. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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