Excellence is an Attitude; Excellence is not automatic, but everyone in the Austin Peay State University Police Department 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.
The Austin Peay State University Police Department 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 college/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 not accept anything less.
The men and women of the Austin Peay State University Police Department are committed to serving the students, visitors and faculty/staff by providing quality services within our college/community, and providing an environment where people can live, visit and work safely without fear.