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The Virginia State University Police Department is here to serve you. Our goal is to support educational opportunities for our students by emphasizing service as a priority, conducting crime prevention as a specialty and performing law enforcement activities as a reality.  

The VSU Police Department espouses a community-oriented policing philosophy and contributes to the quality of life for surrounding neighborhoods.  We provide a full range of law enforcement services and endeavor to maintain the highest standards of our profession.  Our officers are proficient in state-of-the-art patrol techniques and efficient in crime prevention strategies.  

We offer an escort service that is available to assist students, faculty, staff and visitors at all times.

At VSU, we place the University community first.

Virginia State University Police Mission Statement

  • The mission of the Virginia State University Police Department (VSUPD) focuses on excellence, to provide leadership through innovation and creativity in a dynamic, diverse, and professional organization.  We will strive to create a safe and secure learning environment, by dedicating ourselves to raising the level of professionalism, customer service, and preparedness to meet the needs of the campus community.  We will ensure a safe environment for living, learning, teaching, and fellowship through these means.  By providing proactive service, multilayered community integration we will accomplish our mission in accordance to the University’s vision of excellence. 
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