Public Safety

Public Safety

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain a police report?
Reports may be obtained via phone mail, fax or requested at the Police Station( Edwards Center Lobby # 3). There is no charge for the report copy. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

Phone Number - (513) 556-4902.
Fax Number - (513) 556-4910
Mailing address:
  University of Cincinnati Police Department
  Attn: Records Section  
  Edwards Center Lobby #3
  51 W. Corry Blvd.
  Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0215  

What is the policy on firearms and weapons?

Firearms, Explosives, and Weapons on Campus

      University Rules prohibit the possession of firearms, explosives, and weapons on campus except for law enforcement and authorized educational usage.  Prior approval from the Department of Public Safety is required before bringing any of these items onto campus.  Please note that the Ohio  concealed carry law does not permit the carrying of concealed weapons on a state university.

Educational Usage

      In general, weapons may be brought onto the campus for educational purposes by faculty members under the following conditions without special authorization:

  The weapon is contained in a case, and only removed in the classroom setting.
  The weapon is an edged weapon, impact or blunt weapon, and of historical nature.
  Firearms that are muzzle-loading only, with no powder brought with the firearm.
  A permit from the Department of Public Safety is required for any other usage. 

Please contact 556-4909 at least five working days in advance.

Research Usage

      The use of firearms or explosives requires advance approval from the Department of Public Safety.  Please contact 556-4909.