Our Vision

A better quality of life built on public safety excellence.

Our Mission

To provide a safe and secure living, learning, and working environment for members of the Lafayette College community.

In partnership with the community we serve – striving always to merit the community’s trust, confidence, and respect – the Department of Public Safety accomplishes its mission by providing a full range of services that meet the highest professional standards and are founded on:

  • Trust and Legitimacy
  • Policy and Oversight
  • Technology and Social Media
  • Community Policing and Crime Reduction
  • Officer Wellness and Safety
  • Training and Education

These include police and security services, parking and transportation services, and environmental, health and safety services.

The department also works collaboratively with local, county, state, and/or federal law enforcement and other agencies in an effort to provide safer communities together.

Our Core Values

  • Honesty – strength of character, truthful and trustworthy
  • Accountability – taking responsibility for our actions
  • Professionalism – the competence or skill expected of a professional
  • Integrity – doing the right things for the right reasons all the time

Our Motto

“Safer Communities Together”