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Columbus State University Police Department

Columbus State University Police Department

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Rus Drew

The CSU Police Department is a fully authorized state police agency, providing both police and security services to both the Main and RiverPark campuses. The Department collaborates regularly with the city of Columbus Police Department and other regional law enforcement agencies.

Led by Chief Rus Drew (Left) the Department utilizes a philosophy of community policing that integrates crime prevention, problem resolution, and community involvement to provide the support and service deserved by CSU guests, students, and employees.

Headquarters for CSU Police is located next to the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center, on the corner of College Drive and East Lindsey Drive ( Officers also work from a police station on the CSU RiverPark campus in downtown Columbus.

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Active Shooter Presentation

Video - Active Shooter Response Options for Students Faculty and Staff

This video presentation created by the CSU Campus Police describes how to respond to an active shooter on campus.