Department of Public Safety

Mission Statement

Mission and Commitment


To provide and promote a safe and secure campus community while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons utilizing facilities and programs at the University of Michigan-Dearborn


Establish a cohesive and supportive work environment, which encourages innovation, with an emphasis on customer service and continuous quality improvement.

Provide protection of persons and property through crime and loss prevention programs and services.  Develop and foster services which promote health, safety and environmental responsibility through partnerships, guidance and education.

Develop public awareness, support and involvement in our community policing efforts.  Consistently remain focused on our primary responsibility of crime prevention.

Become an integral part of the university community; a department that, each day, earns the trust and respect of the campus community.

Achieve voluntary compliance with rules, regulations and laws through educational initiatives and equal and consistent application of enforcement.

Continually seek to improve ourselves both personally and professionally, while striving for excellence in the delivery of security services.