Mission, Value, and Vision

Mission Statement

The mission of the Harper College Police Department is to enhance the quality of life by providing a secure and safe environment through professional service to the College community.

Values Statement

We of the Harper College Police Department recognize our contribution to the quality of life and a safe environment for our community through the provision of professional law enforcement services. We will meet the challenge of providing these services by basing our thoughts and actions on the following shared values.

Service to Our Community Integrity - We value candor, honesty and ethical behavior in members of our department. We are committed to uphold our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. 

Responsibility and Accountability - We value the need for effective use of our resources and to provide a spirit of openness in communications with our community. We will be responsible for our actions, willing to admit our mistakes and ensure that our behavior earns the support and trust of all segments of the community.

Professionalism - We value professionalism through our clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction. Professionalism is developed by creating an environment that encourages teamwork, innovation and constant evaluation of ourselves. Our professional attitude is dedicated to quality, timeliness and excellence in our service to the community. 

Pride and Satisfaction in Our Profession - We believe our work to be a source of enjoyment and satisfaction. We are proud of our accomplishments as an integral part of the Harper College community. We enjoy what we have chosen to do, serving the law enforcement profession at Harper College.

Vision Statement

We will become the premiere customer-focused, service-oriented college law enforcement agency in the state of Illinois.