The University of Washington Police Department actively collaborates with our community to create a safe and secure campus through education, problem solving and enforcement. We use innovative practices, continuing training and partnerships to provide professional public safety services, thereby reducing crime and the fear of crime. In doing so, we foster and maintain an environment that supports the well-being of our students, staff, faculty and visitors.
The University of Washington Police Department aspires to be a world leader in innovative campus public safety practices. Our commitment to excellence supports the campus community’s pursuit of academic and research goals in an environment free of crime and the fear of crime.
The University of Washington Police Department is a team of full-time and part-time commissioned, civilian & volunteer personnel dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the University of Washington campus. We are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior, and we conduct ourselves with P.R.I.D.E. in all we do.
Employees are our most important organizational asset. Our success depends upon our relationships with our coworkers and each person we serve. We promote respect for individual rights and personal dignity in our daily interactions. We foster and preserve trust within the university community, creating partnerships to eliminate crime and improve quality of life.
A cross section of the University of Washington Police Department began meeting in August of 2011 to develop the UWPD Strategic Plan. Commissioned and civilian, front line workers and management, longtime employees and newcomers, our committee sought to broadly represent the department. During this process, the committee met with stakeholders from the community to help shape our Strategic Initiatives. We are proud to present to you the UWPD Strategic Plan 2012.