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Department of Protection Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Protection Services is to promote and maintain a secure, safe, and healthful environment in which the District’s educational mission can be successful.

The Department contributes to the District’s mission through the development and management of comprehensive programs that provide effective guidance and resources to our customers. We strive to attain the highest degree of ethical behavior and professional conduct at all times.

Vision Statement

The Department of Protection Services will strive to become a nationally recognized leader among educational public safety organizations. To accomplish this, we must:

  • Demonstrate dynamic leadership in the pursuit of excellence with the intent of providing the highest quality service.
  • Be an innovative and proactive organization.
  • Increase our profile as an integral part of the District.
  • Focus on effective communication, education, and accountability; thereby earning and maintaining the trust of all      members of   the District community.
  • Optimize the effectiveness of the District’s security, safety, health and environmental programs with the consensus and commitment of all stakeholders.


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