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Mission, Vision & Values


Hennepin Technical College is committed to providing peace officer education programs designed to eliminate systemic and structural inequities; developed using community and stakeholder input; and focused on equity-minded, evidenced-based, and data-informed practices. Our programs will deliver, monitor, and assess education and training of culturally competent peace officers who are prepared to deliver justice and serve all people and communities with dignity and respect.


Hennepin Technical College recognizes the impact of peace officers and other criminal justice professionals in protecting, serving, and transforming lives. We exist to build a better future for our students, their families, and the communities our graduates serve by eliminating systemic and structural inequities in educational access and outcomes and delivering programming that ensures our graduates are prepared to serve with a steadfast commitment to our core values.

Core Values for Our Programs and Students

  • Cultural competency and responsiveness
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Accountability and integrity
  • Humanity and humility
  • Social and procedural justice
  • Trauma-informed decision-making
  • Service to and input from our communities
  • Advocacy at local, regional, state, and national levels
  • Quality through research and continuous improvement

Contact Information

Hennepin Technical College
Peace Officer Program
9110 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Park MN 55445-2410