Core of Values
We respect life...
We hold the preservation of life as our sacred duty.
Our value of human life set our priorities.
We revere the truth...
We accept nothing less than truth, honesty
and integrity in our profession.
We enforce the law...
We recognize that our basic responsibility is
to enforce the law. Our role is to resolve problems
through the law, not to judge or punish.
We seek community partnership...
We view the people of our community as partners
who deserve our concern, care and attention. We are
committed to reducing the fear of crime in our
community, and we endeavor to do this by
creating partnerships in our neighborhoods.
We honor our police powers...
We understand that our police powers are
derived from the people we serve. We do not
tolerate the abuse of our police authority.
We conduct ourselves with dignity...
We recognize that our personal conduct, both
on and off duty, is inseparable from the professional
reputation of both the officer and the department.