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Clemson University Police Department

CUPD at Clemson University, South Carolina 

Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Clemson University Police Department to provide a safe campus conducive to education for Clemson University's students, teachers, employees and visitors. This mission is to be accomplished through Thomas Green Clemson's vision of education and public service. The Clemson University Police Department will enforce all laws of the state of South Carolina and educate the community on safety and risk avoidance issues to accomplish our mission.

Value Statement: The Clemson University Police Department will vigorously perform our mission of public service to Clemson University with the highest ethical standards and with pride, integrity, courage, honor and dignity.

Diversity Statement: Clemson University Police Department aspires to relate to a diverse community and to welcome people of different races, cultures, ages, genders, sexual orientations, religions, socio-economic levels, political perspectives, abilities, opinions, values and experiences. We strive to act in a positive manner that reflects our willingness to embrace these differences in our law enforcement and safety efforts. Our officers, dispatchers, administrative staff, and students are encouraged to continuously engage in active dialogue with those of diverse cultures to promote unity in our community and a safer relationship with police. We seek to ensure that underrepresented groups have equal access to the Clemson University Police Department, and have an opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences with the world. We also want to ensure that our policies, procedures and allocation of resources help us sustain an inclusive environment that promotes success among all members of the evolving Clemson family and the communities they serve.