Values & Mission Statement

Our Mission

We see our mission as protecting the rights of all persons to be free from crime and providing public safety services for all citizens that will both serve them and promote a safe environment through our core values.

Our Core Values

Our core values rest within the PRIDE we have in our community:

  • Professionalism - We will provide the highest quality service by communicating and applying our skills, knowledge, and abilities for the benefit of the community.
  • Respect - We are committed to fair and impartial service within the Department and throughout the community. We will ensure that all persons are treated with equality, courtesy, and compassion.
  • Integrity - We will maintain the highest standards of honesty and ethical conduct within the Department and throughout the community.
  • Dedication - We are committed to the relentless pursuit of justice while providing the highest level of service to the community.
  • Excellence - We will lead by example and maintain the highest level of performance through the application of education, training, and technology.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the pre-imminent public safety agency in Western Lake County by the end of the decade, and to be known for our contemporary practice and use of technology.