Compliments or Complaints

If you would like to compliment the actions of or file a complaint against an employee of the University of Rio Grande Campus Police Department there are four ways to do so.

In Person

Come to the Campus Police officer at 263 East College Ave. Rio Grande, Ohio 45674. Explain your purpose and a supervisor will be contacted.

Via Telephone

Call 740-245-7286 and explain your purpose. A supervisor will be contacted from that contact.

Via Traditional Mail

Send your communications to Campus Police P.O. Box 500 Rio Grande, Ohio 45674, Attention: Chief of Police

Via Email

To file a compliment or complaint –

The University of Rio Grande Campus Police has the responsibility to protect the rights of persons within its jurisdiction. This includes its officers and employees from false allegations of misconduct. In this context, complainants should be made aware of the following sections of the Ohio Criminal Code:

  •  Section 2917.32(A)(3) No person shall report to any law enforcement any law enforcement agency an alleged offense or other incident within its concern, knowing that such offense did not occur.
  • Section 2921.13(A) No person shall knowingly make a false statement, or knowingly swear or affirm the truth of a false statement previously made when any of the following apply:

=The statement is made with purpose to mislead a public official in performing their function

  • Section 2921.15 (B) No person knowingly file a complaint against a peace officer that alleges that the peace officer engaged in misconduct in the performance of the officer’s duties if the person knows the allegation is false.

*These crimes are misdemeanors of the first degree and punishable upon conviction by a fine not more than $1,000 and/or imprisonment of more than 6 months*