DCSS Mission, Vision, & Values

"Community Involvement and Transparency is what we strive for."

Mission & Vision

  • icon of bullseye with an arrowOUR MISSION

    The FAMU Department of Campus Safety & Security will exist to preserve liberty, enhance the safety of our community and defend human dignity. We will be an organization in which each officer embraces integrity as the foundation in which our community trust is built. Our communication with the public will be direct, open, and respectful. We will value our differences, recognizing that there is strength in both. Our goal is excellence and we will accept nothing less.
  • icon of a pair of binocularsOUR VISION

    “The police department will strive to provide excellent police services to all students, faculty/staff, visitors, and merchants of the FAMU community.”


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We will be positive role models with truthfulness, honesty and dependability with every action we take. In providing professional service we are committed to proficiency, reliability, and excellence in all aspects of our conduct and performance.


We will treat all students, faculty/staff, visitors and merchants of the FAMU community with fairness and impartiality.


We will always act with honesty and transparency in everything we say and do. Our actions will always be consistent with our core values, our code of ethics and the law.


We are committed to excellence and strive to provide the highest quality of professional law enforcement service to the students, faculty/staff and visitors of FAMU with the ultimate goal of creating a safe environment where people can work, live and visit without fear.


We will strive for excellence in every action we take. Excellence is not automatic, but everyone in the FAMU Department of Campus Safety & Security has the capacity to have it. How we treat our work and other people affects our excellence. We will aim beyond mediocrity, while rising above minimum standards; we will always set our goals high.