Safety First! Information affecting the St.George Campus.

Mission Statement

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