Mission Statement

The Police Department is a student-centered team of caring professionals. Our mission is to assist in enhancing the total educational development of students, to provide law enforcement services for the university community, and to promote the development of healthy lifestyles. Our services support and strengthen the mission of Mississippi State University.

Strategic Goals

Strategic goals are built on values intrinsic to the Mississippi State University Police Department.

Constitutional Principles

  • We guarantee fair and equal treatment to all people.
  • We actively protect individual freedoms and carefully enforce the law.

Ethical and Professional Excellence

  • We demonstrate the highest standards of honesty and integrity.
  • We believe in and practice teamwork.
  • We strive to be the best at what we do.

Police and Community Partnership

  • We involve the campus community in police services that impact the quality of life on campus.
  • We are dedicated to working with our community to identify and resolve problems.
  • We deliver police services that best reinforce the strengths of the campus community.
  • We are open and honest with the public.