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CMU Police

Our mission, focus and values are centered on service.
The CMU Police Department employs over 20 police officers commissioned by the Michigan Commission Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Police authority is through provisions of Public Act 120 of 1990 and deputization of police officers by the Isabella County Sheriff.

Highlighted below are some of our primary services and programs. If you have any questions or need assistance locating the information you are seeking, please feel free to contact us at 989-774-3081.

Our mission

  • To protect and serve with integrity and excellence.

Our focus

  • Safe campus.
  • Positive interactions.
  • Excellent investigations.
  • Prepare for violent events.

Our values

  • Respect others.
  • Be compassionate.
  • Quick to listen.
  • Knowledgeable.
  • Humble.

Police operations

The CMU Police Department strives to provide exceptional law enforcement and community-oriented services in order to create a safe campus environment. To efficiently and effectively accomplish this, our department utilizes standard patrol tactics, as well as specialized areas to suit our communities' needs. Please click below for information on each area: