Our Mission

The mission of the Montana State University Police Department is to provide all Montana State University students, faculty, staff, and visitors a safe and secure environment for living and learning. We continuously strive to build and cultivate relationships, foster ongoing education, and provide a visible and welcoming presence for our community. 

To accomplish our mission, we are committed to the following departmental values as the foundation of our pledge to public safety and service 


Setting the example in everything we do by being fair, objective, and consistent in the performance of our duties


Being transparent in all that we do and always seeking new ideas and innovations to improve our service


Demonstrating our unwavering commitment to serve others 


Always doing the right thing and placing others above self


Collaborative development of public safety solutions through strong partnerships


Seeking continuous improvement and learning for ourselves, while showing compassion and understanding toward others

Join Our Team!

We have full-time, student, and volunteer positions open for Police and Parking Services


Contact Us

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding university safety or our department.

Volunteers in Police Service

Visit the Volunteer Program webpage for more information and how to apply.