Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles

Mission:

To provide and promote a safe, secure and healthful environment for all to live, learn, teach and work, in support of the College's commitment to excellence, and in collaboration with the community we serve.

Vision:

To be an elite community-based public safety agency in higher education. Recognized for achieving our intended mission through exemplary application of problem-solving, partnership-building, education and outreach.

Guiding Principles (what we believe in and what we will model):

  • Community Policing: Constantly building positive and meaningful partnerships for problem-solving.  We resolve to address the conditions that give rise to public safety concerns, in constant collaboration with our campus community, and through the application of community oriented, problem-solving strategies and techniques.
  • Positive Engagement: Enthusiastically protect, serve and educate our community with the highest degree of professionalism.  With flexibility in providing services, we lead by example and are committed to proficiency, reliability, innovation, efficiency and excellence, in all aspects of our conduct and performance.
  • Teamwork: Working together with trust, and with positive open minds, to create new ideas and identify and resolve problems.  We foster camaraderie by supporting one another through cooperation, collaboration, inclusiveness, praise, and encouragement.