Name Change Only Part of UOPD Transition

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Department of Public Safety is now the University of Oregon Police Department. Aside from the name change, the department will stay the same. The Oregon legislature changed a law in January to allow state universities to have their own police departments. The UO wanted to create a layout … Continue reading »

UO Dept. of Public Safety Becomes UOPD

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Department of Public Safety has changed its name to the University of Oregon Police Department, or UOPD. The name change, effective immediately, is one part of the transition to a fully sworn, full-service policy agency. “Our department is coordinating more than ever with other law enforcement agencies, and … Continue reading »