Mission, Vision, and Core Values


Our Mission

By adhering to our core values, we provide modern policing services for all persons to protect life, peace, and property throughout Colorado.

Our Vision

To create a safer Colorado through strategic innovation led by an engaged and empowered membership that provides visible service.

Core Values

Deep within the strength of the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) are three core values: a small set of guiding principles, which are essential and reflect the seven tenets attached to the CSP badge.

  • Honor - The essence of a person's veritable integrity based on the representation of moral character and ethical actions.
  • Duty - Dedication of moral commitment to a mission that involves sacrifice of immediate self-interest for the betterment of public safety in Colorado.
  • Respect - Conduct in accordance with honorable actions that reflect the highest regard for mission, self and others.