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Message from the Chief

I would like to thank you for visiting our website; I hope your experience is a pleasant one. The members of the ODU Police Department strive to maintain an excellent standard of police service, as well as customer service overall. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to call upon us.

The Police Department is located at 4516 Monarch Way and is open 24 hours a day, providing around-the-clock protection and services to the University community. Police officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year. The department is responsible for enforcing State and Local statutes and Old Dominion University regulations. Our police officers are state-certified law enforcement officers who receive their training at the Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy.

The Police Department is responsible for law enforcement, security and emergency management at Old Dominion University and its primary objective is to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances the learning experience and compliments the University's educational mission.

To report a crime or an emergency while on campus, call the Police Department at 683-4000.

On behalf of the Police Department; welcome to Old Dominion University. If we can assist you in any way, please feel free to contact us. Thank you.

Rhonda L. Harris
Chief of Police