The University and surrounding neighborhood is patrolled by UOPD Officers regularly throughout both day and night. Eugene Police are available and provide coverage in off campus locations; UOPD Officers patrol only University property with bicycles, on foot, and in vehicles.
Bicycles provide a quick response to emergencies while patrolling campus because of their ability to maneuver through pedestrian traffic and areas that vehicles can't easily reach. Officers on bicycles are readily accessible to the public and may conveniently be hailed by the community. This economical form of patrol fits well with the campus environment and is a clean alternative to petroleum powered vehicles. UOPD bicycles may be on patrol at any time, day or night, but are most effective during fair weather. When on patrol, officers on bikes are always available for assistance or if you have questions.
UOPD Officers and Community Service Officers conduct regular foot patrols in buildings and around campus, daily. The focus of these patrols is building security, personal safety of students and staff, and to maintain an active presence throughout the campus to deter crime.
Officers in vehicles patrol campus parking lots and streets throughout the day and night. UOPD utilizes marked and unmarked cars, as well as trucks and ATVs.