About Public Safety + University Police

Our Mission

The mission of Loyola’s Public Safety/University Police Department is to provide the Loyola community with a safe and secure learning environment where members can pursue academic, career, and personal goals, free from unwarranted concerns for personal safety and property; provide leadership and education in preventing and controlling crime; and provide police services when necessary to maintain peace and order and to protect life and property; and provide a number of auxiliary services to improve the quality of life and in support of the university’s mission. It is the direct mission for every member of this department to seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve, and deliver a feeling of security, safety, and quality services to members of the community. Read our statement of authority »

Should you have any questions about Loyola’s Public Safety/University Police Department, please contact us at police@loyno.edu or by phone at 1-504-865-3434. We’d love to hear from you!

Vision Statement

As dedicated and contributive members of the university community we serve, we strive to form partnerships with students, faculty and staff in the learning process of developing the whole person. By doing our best to provide leadership in preventing and controlling crime through education and the responsibilities entrusted to us, we will continue to make available a number of auxiliary services to improve the quality of life in support of the university’s mission. In doing so, we desire to be known as one of the best public safety/university police departments. Read a message from our Chief Patrick Bailey »

Core Values

The department pledges to protect, to educate and to serve with the following core values:

  • HONESTY - Placing personal integrity and that of our department above all. We shall endeavor to serve the community with fairness and sincerity.
  • INTEGRITY - Being consistent and truthful in our beliefs and actions; holding ourselves to the highest level of moral and ethical conduct.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY - Taking responsibility for our actions and ensuring that our behavior earns the support and trust of the public.
  • DEDICATION – Commitment to both the department’s mission and the university’s mission reflecting Ignatian ideals of faith, truth, justice and service.
  • PROFESSIONALISM - Working in our university community with high standards and a strong sense of equality and impartiality.
  • RESPECT - Showing consideration and courteous regard for all persons; recognizing and honoring individual characteristics and traits.
  • TEAMWORK - The talents and skills of our employees and members of the community working together to achieve our common goals.

 Read our code of ethics »