The Montana State University Police Department (UPD) strives to have our campus rank among the safest in the country, and that safety is achieved only when law enforcement and community partner to reduce crime and the fear of crime. UPD has adopted a collaborative approach with our stakeholders and community members related to common areas of concern and we understand that sustainable partnerships are built upon a foundation of trust and transparency. UPD endeavors to bolster the transparency of our operations by providing timely and accurate information.  

UPD embraces diverse perspectives and has a duty to enforce the constitutional rights of all citizens, whether under the United States or Montana constitutions. Officers responding to a call for service are expected to impartially and factually document and investigate all reported crimes. UPD does not discriminate based on political affiliation, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, or other bias. The department does not engage in political activities, endorse candidates, or release political statements. We are proud representatives of the Montana University System and reflect the values of our community by providing equal protection and service to all.

We trust the information provided below thoroughly communicates our efforts to provide quality law enforcement services to community members by placing the highest value on professional service, best practices, constitutional protections, and the sanctity of human life.

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