Mission Statement


The University of Toronto Police is dedicated to creating a safe, secure and equitable environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors.


To support the academic mission of the University, the Police work in partnership with our community:

to protect persons and property by developing programs and conducting activities that promote safety and security;
to prevent crime, maintain the peace, resolve conflicts and promote good order;
to deliver non-discriminatory, inclusive programs to our diverse community;
to remain accountable to our community.
to provide referral to community services;
to respond to emergencies and provide assistance to faculty, students and staff;
to ensure University policies and regulations are followed, and
to enforce the criminal code and selected provincial and municipal statutes as necessary;


The University of Toronto Police Service is accountable to our community and guided by the following principles and values:

respect for the dignity, privacy, worth and diversity of all persons
fair and impartial treatment of all individuals
a departmental philosophy that promotes safety and security as a responsibility of all members of the community;
reliability, competence, accountability, teamwork and open communication, and
an approach to campus policing that welcomes and encourages community involvement and promotes equity.