University Police Earns National Recognition

SUNY Oswego’s University Police Depart­ment took first place in the college and university category of the 2015 National Law Enforcement Challenge, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

This is the third consecutive year that Oswego’s University Police has been selected as a national winner—and the first time it has come in first—in the competition that recognizes excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs.

Police departments are judged on their department policies and guidelines, training of officers, incentives and recognition, public information and education, enforcement activity, and effectiveness of efforts, all in the areas of speed enforcement, occupant restraint, driving while intoxicated enforcement, and state or local issues. The local issue highlighted was distracted driving.

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