Campus Safety

Campus Safety

Muskingum University places a high priority on the safety of its students and employees by providing a 24-hour police service to the campus community.



The information above is presented as notification of a crime that may pose an ongoing threat to students and/or employees. This notification is presented in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. 20 USC 1092 (f), 1998.

In case of an emergency, please contact Campus Police at 740-826-8155 or 911.

Mission Statement

To provide Muskingum University with a safe and secure educational environment through a professional law enforcement department dedicated to deterring crime, educating about and ensuring personal safety, and planning appropriate emergency management through a partnership with the entire university community.


The vision of the Muskingum University Police Department is to be a model of professionalism for others to follow in law enforcement.

Core Values


Our goal is to provide professional, effective, and quality police services for the university community.


The respect of the university community should be earned by being professional and having considerable and courteous regard for all persons on campus.


All officers are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is fair, ethical, self-disciplined, and morally sound, exhibiting a high standard of dignity, courtesy, respect, duty, and honor.


All officers are dedicated to providing the university community with a safe educational environment by having a sense of urgency beyond expectation.


All officers strive for personal and professional excellence, dedication to duty, and service to the public in general.

By following the values of PRIDE, we strive to serve and protect the university and surrounding community in the best way possible.

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