Mission and Values

Campus Our Mission and Values

The NMU Police Department will assist in providing a safe and secure living and learning environment for the University community consistent with the values and mission of the University. The organization is comprised of people of integrity, committed to providing quality service to the University community in an honest, fair, professional and courteous manner. A partnership will be pursued with the University community based on mutual trust, confidence, commitment and communication to maintain and improve the quality of life and promote the safety and welfare of our campus. The members of this agency pledge collectively and individually to constantly grow, develop and engage in reassessment to meet the current and future problems and challenges of our University community. The values of Northern Michigan University’s Police Department embody the department’s philosophy, vision and values. These values serve as a foundation and catalyst upon which the department establishes its policies, strategy, tactics, and its actions. In completing its mission to protect and serve the University community of Northern Michigan University, the department as a whole and each of its members as individuals are responsible for adhering to all the principles and values that make up the law enforcement code of ethics.

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