Mission Statement


The Stockton University Police Department is dedicated to developing partnerships with the community we serve, including students, staff, and faculty in order to enhance the goal of providing quality higher education in a safe and secure atmosphere. Through these partnerships, we will preserve a learning environment that supports academic freedom, respect for diversity, fair and equal treatment to all, and an open exchange of ideas.


        Integrity: We will do the right thing for the right reason when nobody is watching. We will foster the trust of our community by                                       maintaining high ethical standards of our personnel.

       Dedication: Our dedication is to customer service and willingness to answer the call no matter what the circumstance.

       Excellence: We will always strive for excellence in our daily work, which will ensure the best services are being delivered to our                                         community.

       Achievement: We will continually improve our department and the services we offer.

       Loyalty: We will remain loyal to the principles of the Constitutions of the United States of America and the State of New Jersey, and                          protect the civil liberties afforded our community through these documents.


The philosophy of SUPD is expressed in our values. Additionally, employees of the SUPD shall understand the importance of supporting Stockton University’s educational mission, which reads as follows: Stockton University’s mission is to develop engaged and effective citizens with a commitment to life-long learning and the capacity to adapt to change in a multi-cultural, interdependent world. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education.