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University Police Department (UPD)

Emergency: (212) 938-5555

General Information: (212) 938-5556

The mission of the New York State University Police at SUNY College of Optometry is to provide a safe and welcoming environment to students, staff, faculty, and visitors, and to support all members of the college community in their educational or professional pursuit at the college.

The University Police Department consists of the Chief and Assistant Chief of Police as administrators, sworn law enforcement officers (2 Lieutenants, 4 Police Officers, 3 Communications Specialists, and 7 Security Services Assistants).

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

Timothy Kennedy
Lieutenant (Day Shift)

David Mobley
Lieutenant (Evening Shift)

Police Officers 

Michael Gaddist
Akeema Wilson
Johnny Guillaume
William Chin

Communications and Security Specialists

Darryl Johnson (Day)
Concepcion Lopez (Flex)
Richard Severe (Evening)

Security Services Assistants (Day Shift)

Lorraine Speights
Renee Grace-Williams
Ryann Luu

Security Services Assistants (Evening Shift)

Howard Trice
Onohoomen Ukinamemen
Hudson Vincent
Atique Z. Khan

Building Hours

Mondays – Fridays: 7am -10pm
Saturdays: 7am -8:30pm
Sundays: 10am-10pm

The building is closed during all New York State observed holidays.