Columbus State Police Department strives to create a safe campus that fosters learning and student success.
Columbus State Police Department is committed to excellence in protecting life, liberty and property by implementing best practices, exceptional customer service, collaborative partnerships, and community engagement.
Integrity – We model the principles of honesty and ethical behavior, with accountability for our actions. We do the right thing, the right way, for the right reasons.
Respect – We demonstrate a sincere appreciation for human dignity and diversity. We show compassion and empathy towards others and treat everyone fairly, while honoring individual rights and cherishing human life.
Professionalism – We demonstrate excellence in leadership and service while always striving for continuous improvement. We work as a high performing team and support each other to achieve our goals.
Community Focused – We are committed to community policing philosophies that develop and maintain highly collaborative relationships that enhance learning, engagement, and campus safety.
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Concealed Carry Policy
Concealed weapons are not permitted on any property controlled by Columbus State, with the exception that a person with a valid concealed handgun license may store a firearm and ammunition inside the trunk, glove box, or other enclosed compartment or container in the person's privately owned vehicle. For additional information see College Policy 3-45.
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