USF Department of Public Safety Inclusivity Statement

As a learning organization (A learning organization is an organization that acquires knowledge and innovates fast enough to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. Learning organizations create a culture that encourages and supports continuous employee learning, critical thinking, and risk taking with new ideas, allows mistakes, and values employee contributions, learns from experience and experiment, and disseminates the new knowledge throughout the organization for incorporation into day-to-day activities.) we are committed to empowering all team members to be aware of habits of mind and micro-aggressive behavior within ourselves, practice and role model social and restorative justice, think critically consistent with the university and public safety mission, and create trust with our community by means of practicing egalitarianism when collaborating with our community in creating a safe environment. This includes treating our community with care and compassion in alignment with our belief that their lives matter.

The USF Department of Public Safety serves our community by listening to and caring about their concerns and needs regarding safety and justice. We share the power, entrusted to us, and work together with our community as a team, to prevent crime and unsafe campus conditions.

In striving to become a learning organization, we have created a culture that encourages and supports continuous team member learning; critical thinking; risk taking with new ideas; allows mistakes; practices values based decision making; values employee contributions; learns from experience and experimentation; disseminates the new knowledge throughout the organization for incorporation into day-to-day activities.

Version 2 (in progress) – June 27, 2016 

The University of San Francisco Department of Public Safety shares the responsibility, entrusted to us, by working together with our community as a team, to prevent crime and prevent unsafe campus conditions.