The NC State University Police Department is a dedicated and diverse group of professionals who are committed to working together with and as part of the community to make NC State a safe and desirable place to live, work, learn and visit.  We accomplish this through public education, prevention, awareness, and by delivering quality police services with equity and impartiality.  Our mission is to partner with the community to solve problems and improve public safety in a manner that is fair, impartial, transparent, and fosters a relationship of respect


Respect: We treat members of the public with respect and dignity. As individual members of the department we are respectful to each other. 

Service: We are committed to serving the community and working collaboratively with them to solve problems. We care about the quality of life in the University and believe that our services must answer their needs.

Communication: We maintain open and ongoing dialogue with the community we serve. Their input helps to determine police policies, priorities and strategies.

Fairness: We act with fairness, restraint, and impartiality in carrying out our duties.  We understand that our actions, combined with the way we treat members of the community, contributes to our legitimacy in the eyes of the public.