The mission of the University of Connecticut Police Department
is to enhance the quality of life by providing a secure and safe
environment through professional service to the University Community.
The members of the University of Connecticut Police Department
recognize our contribution to the quality of life and a safe
environment in our community through our continuing efforts to
provide professional law enforcement services. On a daily basis
we meet the challenge of providing these services by basing our
thoughts and actions on the following shared values.
The UConn Police Department values our opportunity to provide service
in a manner that is fair, courteous, responsive and efficient.
An attitude of respect for, and the protection of, the worth,
dignity and rights of all is the foundation of the UConn Police
The UConn Police Department places high priority and value on candor,
honesty and ethical behavior in members of the Department. We
remain committed to uphold our position of trust by maintaining
the highest ethical standards as set forth in the administrative
and operational orders of the University of Connecticut Police
Department and the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.
Duties and Responsibility to the Community
The UConn Police Department values the need for effective use of
our resources and the necessity to provide a spirit of open communication
with the community we serve. The Department takes responsibility
for its actions, and is willing to admit mistakes to ensure that
our behavior continues to maintain the support and trust of all
segments of the community.
The UConn Police Department values a professional work ethic by
having a clear sense of duty, commitment, perspective and direction.
Creating a working environment that encourages teamwork, innovation
and constant evaluation of our performance develops a professional
police attitude. A professional attitude is dedicated to quality
of work, timeliness of response and excellence in our service
to the community.
The members of the UConn Police Department believe the work we
perform to be a source of enjoyment and personal satisfaction.
UConn Police personnel are proud of the contribution to the University
of Connecticut made over the years by our Department. We consider
ourselves to be a vital part of the University community. UConn
Police personnel enjoy our chosen career in serving the profession
of law enforcement.