Mission & Value Statements

Mission Statement

The Valparaiso University Police Department is dedicated to protecting and serving the campus community by providing professional emergency response and proactive law enforcement while supporting the Valparaiso University Mission.

Value Statements


  • We will conduct our actions honestly, be truthful, and act in a trustworthy manner while on-duty and in our private lives.


  • We will treat our campus community, those we take law enforcement actions toward, and fellow staff with compassion and regard.


  • We will promote a non-bias environment, be open to others and their differences, and treat all in a fair and impartial manner.


  • We will accept our law enforcement responsibilities and endeavor to continuously improve our service to the campus community.
  • We will hold ourselves and fellow staff members accountable for meeting professional standards.