Our Vision

The PSU Campus Public Safety Office (CPSO) within the Division of Finance and Administration supports the people and place that are Portland State University, an institution committed to impacting the community as a vibrant center for learning, scholarship, research, creativity and community engagement.

Our Mission

We serve Portland State University by:

  • Keeping students and their success at the core of our work
  • Reducing crime, preserving life and maintaining human rights
  • Maintaining stewardship of human, physical and financial resources
  • Addressing safety and livability concerns through problem-solving partnerships
  • Developing comprehensive and responsive policies meeting community needs
  • Embracing innovation, creativity and collaboration to address safety concerns

Our Values include:

  • Accountability and Transparency in our training, policies and actions
  • Compassion and Respect in interpersonal actions and communications
  • Honesty and Integrity in providing services
  • Promoting Inclusion and Equity in all aspects of our duties