Carnegie Mellon University

CMUPD Core Values 


Honesty, moral courage, reliability, responsibly, accountability and leadership.


Recognition of the inherent worth of all, treating people as they should be treated with understanding and compassion.


Putting responsibilities before self-interest, performing duties to meet the needs of others, promoting partnerships to identify and solve problems, and doing what is right for the community.


Mental and physical conditioning, preparation, alertness, compliance with established safety standards, sound tactical decisions, and appropriate threat perception and assessment.


The personal and professional best-in-class standard through which all of our behaviors, performance and attitudes should be judged. A continual journey not a destination. Continued professional development through quality training, recruitment, hiring and supervision. Maintaining a vision for the future.