Police and Public Safety

Fayetteville State University Police and Public Safety is a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week full service law enforcement agency consisting of Administrative Services, Police Services, Investigations, Property Security, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Management, Clery, and Telecommunications. Our sworn law enforcement have the authority to enforce federal, state, and local laws as well as the rules and regulations of Fayetteville State University. Police and Public Safety (PPS) has the broader responsibilities to provide disaster preparedness/responses and the implementation of public safety initiatives within the FSU community.



Mission Statement

The Fayetteville State University Department of Police and Public Safety is dedicated to fostering a safe and inclusive campus environment conducive to learning, collaboration, and personal growth. Committed to the principles of community-oriented policing, we strive to uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and accountability. Our mission is to protect and serve with respect, empathy, and fairness, fostering trust and cooperation between the university community and the law enforcement professionals dedicated to its safety. Through proactive engagement, education, and partnership building, we aim to create a secure and welcoming campus where all members can thrive and pursue their academic and personal aspirations without fear.



Vision Statement

The Fayetteville State University Department of Police and Public Safety envisions a secure, vibrant campus community where safety, trust, and collaboration thrive. Committed to excellence, innovation, and inclusivity, we strive to be a model of 21st-century policing, inspiring confidence through transparent practices, community engagement, and a steadfast dedication to the well-being of all those we serve. Our vision is to cultivate an environment where diversity is celebrated, justice prevails, and every university community member can pursue their academic and personal aspirations without fear, fostering a campus that stands as a beacon of safety and unity.



FSU Police and Public Safety Core Values - B.R.O.N.C.O.S.


B - Benevolence:
We embody benevolence by promoting empathy, compassion, and understanding in our interactions with the campus community. Demonstrating a commitment to service, we prioritize the well-being and dignity of all individuals.


R - Respect:
Respect is the foundation of our interactions. We value diversity, treat everyone with dignity, and honor the principles of fairness and equality. Upholding the highest ethical standards, we foster an inclusive environment where differences are celebrated.


O - Openness:
We embrace openness by promoting transparent communication and fostering a culture of accountability. Open dialogue with the community is essential as we work collaboratively to address concerns and build trust.


N - Nobility:
Nobility guides our actions, emphasizing integrity, honesty, and ethical conduct. Upholding the principles of justice, we prioritize doing what is right, even in the face of adversity, to maintain the trust placed in us by the campus community.


C - Community Engagement:
We are dedicated to active community engagement, recognizing that collaboration is fundamental to effective policing. By building strong partnerships with students, faculty, staff, and local agencies, we create a safer and more vibrant campus environment.


O - Operational Excellence:
Operational excellence is our commitment to continuous improvement. We strive for the highest standards in training, technology, and professional development to ensure our team is well-prepared to address the evolving needs of the campus community.


S - Safety:
Safety is our paramount concern. We prioritize the physical and emotional well-being of the Fayetteville State University community, working diligently to create and maintain a secure environment where all can pursue their academic and personal goals without fear.



Service Oriented

Fayetteville State University Police and Public Safety offers community engagement programs to build relationships and to enhance the knowledge and skills of our community members.

Officer with students