Public Safety

University of Minnesota Morris Public Safety serves the Morris campus and is responsible for all property owned by the University of Minnesota Morris. Public Safety is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for Morris students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Public Safety provides proactive patrol, crime prevention and safety programs, safe escort services, investigations, parking and law enforcement, building access and security, and emergency services.

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Our Mission

University of Minnesota Morris Public Safety actively engages 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 the best in public safety services. In doing so, we foster and maintain an environment that supports the well-being of our students, staff, faculty and visitors.

Our Values

Public Safety at the University of Minnesota Morris aspires to be a leader in innovative 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.


We demonstrate our professionalism through our conscientious adherence to the highest standards in public safety. We foster professionalism by creating an environment that supports teamwork, innovation, collaboration and self-reflection. 

Respect for Others

Employees are our most important asset at Public Safety. Our success depends upon our relationships with our coworkers and the people we serve. We promote respect for individual rights and personal dignity in our daily interactions. We work to preserve trust within the University community which will create partnerships to improve quality of life.


Without exception we expect truth, honesty and ethical behavior from all members of our department. We devote a great deal of time and energy to create a high level of public trust. This is accomplished by maintaining the highest level of professional integrity and ethical standards through adherence to the policies of our University and laws of Minnesota.

Inclusive Decision Making

We make every effort to plan for and respond to the needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. We appreciate our similarities and differences, and value every partnership we establish. We recognize that differing viewpoints, experiences and backgrounds are paramount to meeting the unique needs of the community we serve. We will always seek the input and talents of all members of the University in our efforts to keep the campus safe for everyone. 

Strive for Excellence

We aspire to be an excellent service agency through our commitment to collaboration, communication, education, outreach and teamwork. In this pursuit of excellence, we support and encourage the implementation of creative and innovative programs in response to common areas of need.

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Behmler Hall