Welcome to the Official Cyberspace home of the Youngstown State University's Police Department. Inside our site, you will find information about YSU's Finest and please don't forget to check out our valuable crime prevention information and other helpful pages and links. Also while you're here check out our updated Campus Crime Alerts page and our Right to Know Brochure. In this brochure you will find important and helpful information and all campus crime statistics, reporting crimes, student conduct as well as other useful information.


If you need escorted to or from your vehicle, or you require assistance to and from classes, please utilize the Student Security Service. This is a free service sponsored by the YSU Police Department in which students will escort you on campus. For hours and availability, see the YSU Student Security Services webpage or call the office at (330) 941-1515.

For crime prevention tips see the Crime Prevention page.


The YSU Police Department alerts the University Community and surrounding areas to incidents using the Penguin Alert System. If you have any information about these alerts, any other crime(s), or about the suspect(s) described in the alerts, please contact YSU PD at: (330) 941-3527.

** Please report any and all suspicious activity to the YSU Police Department **