Our Mission Statement


We are committed to working in partnership with our diverse campus community so together we may enhance community trust, reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and promote safety.  We pledge to protect individual rights and safeguard property for our students, faculty, staff and guests.  We support the University's academic, research, and public service missions with professionalism, integrity and sensitivity. 


We seek to be a leader in campus law enforcement and emergency services – both by following best practices and by developing standards to which others will aspire. 


We Believe in Truth and Honesty.

We recruit and retain high quality employees who have an uncompromising allegiance to the State of California’s Police Officer’s Code of Ethics

We Believe in Fair and Equal Treatment.

We are sensitive to the unique, many and diverse needs of the university community.

We strive to be fair and respectful in our treatment of the individuals who depend upon us for their safety and well-being. 

We Hold Ourselves Accountable.

We take great pride in being accountable and accessible to everyone.  We place a high value upon teamwork, and expect our employees to act as role models and leaders in all they do.

We Believe in a Problem-Solving Approach to Policing.

We value a pro-active, collaborative approach to problem solving and recognize education, outreach and partnerships as essential to our effectiveness.

We Strive for Excellence in All We Undertake.

Our services are developed and our staff is trained to meet our campus demands using the highest level of training and best practices within the law enforcement profession.

We Recognize the Importance of Change.

We continuously evaluate the quality, efficiency and appropriateness of our efforts and welcome feedback as an opportunity to improve.

Read the UCPD Code of Ethics