Mission Statement

The men and women of the California State University, Northridge Police Department are dedicated to excellent police service through partnerships that reduce crime, create a safe environment, build trust and enhance the quality of life in our academic community. We are committed to delivering quality service to our community in an effective, responsive and professional manner.

The California State University, Northridge Department of Police Services is proud to be one of the best accredited university law enforcement organizations within the country. We strive to be innovative and proactive in our approach to law enforcement and public safety services and to serve our constituencies with excellence in all that we do. We seek to maintain an organizational culture that is diverse, well trained, well equipped and capable of responding to today's ever changing environment.

The values of the California State University, Northridge Police Department reflect those qualities in our community that we dedicate ourselves to uphold.

  • Partnership: We believe that effective policing is accomplished by establishing a police/community partnership to identify problems and to engage in problem solving activities that reduce crime and the fear of crime.
  • Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to maintain the highest degree of integrity, to present a professional demeanor, to obey all laws, ordinances and regulations, and to serve as role models to our community.
  • Dignity: We shall impartially enforce all laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, afford respect and dignity to all persons, and safeguard individual rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution.
  • Excellence: We will constantly strive to achieve excellence in all that we do, whether it be policing, emergency and disaster response, parking and traffic services or general helping services for our community.