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Mission Statement

In accord with the highest professional standards in proactive, community-focused services, the UC Merced Police Department promotes and maintains a safe and secure environment for our richly diverse community.

In partnership with the community, through the highest standards of police services, violence prevention, emergency management, and community outreach, we enhance the quality of life so UC Merced can reach and maintain its fundamental missions of learning, research, teaching and public service.

We accomplish our mission through community trust and support, with well-equipped, well-trained, department members who deliver traditional and innovative services designed with sensitivity for our broad, unique UC Merced Community.