USM Public Safety

About USM Public Safety

Mission Statement


"The mission of the  Department of Public Safety at the Universitry of Southern Maine is to enhance the quality of life in our community by working cooperatively with those that live, work, and learn here. We constantly strive to provide a safe an secure environment through the collaborative, caring and creative delivery of community policing services".

Core Values

  • Service
    We value the opportunity to provide service in a manner that is fair, courteous, responsive and efficient.
  • Integrity
    We value honest, ethical behavior in the members of our department. We are committed to uphold our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards.
  • Responsibility
    We value the need for effective use of our resources and we will be responsible for our actions to ensure that our behavior earns the support and trust of our community.
  • Professionalism
    We value the spirit of professionalism, having a clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction. It is developed by creating an empowering environment that encourages teamwork, innovation and constant evaluation of ourselves.
  • Commitment
    We have a commitment to improve our community and earn their trust, respect and support through collaborative community policing.

"Student Focused Every Day"