Carnegie Mellon University

CMUPD Vision

The vision of the CMUPD is to provide best-in-class police and security services to the Carnegie Mellon University community by:


  • Establishing and maintaining relationships within our community for the purpose of communication and problem-solving.
  • Gaining and maintaining the trust and confidence of all members of the university community while striving to improve the quality of life of its members.
  • Creating a safe and prospering campus environment through education, prevention and enforcement efforts.
  • Continuing to improve and enhance services to the university community through training, cost-efficient and responsible use of resources, and resource sharing within the law enforcement community.
  • Continually measuring the organization against best practices within the university and law enforcement community, and always seeking improvement and continued learning.
  • Utilizing technology, intelligence and information sharing to enhance safety.
  • Constantly improving and enhancing the image of the CMUPD through our service, performance, appearance, conduct and reputation.