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University Police Department (UPD)

Emergency: (212) 938-5555

General Information: (212) 938-5556

The mission of the University Police Department at SUNY College of Optometry is to provide a safe working environment to the College community that is conducive to educational pursuit.

The University Police Department consists of the Chief and Assistant Chief of Police as administrators, sworn law enforcement officers (2 lieutenants and 3 police officers) and 9 Security Services Assistants (security guards).

University Police Officers have full law enforcement powers on campus. Officers have the authority to enforce all applicable laws and regulations and may arrest violators within their jurisdiction. The jurisdiction of our police officers is the college campus, including the sidewalks and the portion of the public highways that abuts the perimeter of the building.


Frank Orehek
Director of Management Services/Chief of Police
Email: forehek@sunyopt.edu

Dapo Adurogbola
Assistant Chief of Police
Email: dadurog@sunyopt.edu

Uniformed Supervisors

Gaby Jalaf 
Lieutenant (Day Shift)

David Mobley
Lieutenant (Evening Shift)

Police Officers 

Michael Gaddist
Akeema Wilson

Security Services Assistants (Day Shift)  

Wilford Charles
Daryl Johnson
Howard Trice
Richard Fowler

Security Services Assistants (Evening Shift)

Concepcion Lopez
Nerissa Persaud
Lorraine Speights
Muftau Agoro
Regina Ogbebor-Bada
Amber Richardson

Building Hours

Monday to Friday: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Harold Kohn Vision Science Library is open to students from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM on Sundays during the academic calendar.

The building is closed on all NYS-sanctioned and recognized holidays.