Mission Statement

To accomplish our mission we are committed to the following values:

INTEGRITY: We will serve the community and strive to uphold their trust with the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct. We value the reputation of the department and will hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards.

RESPECT: We recognize the value of individual and cultural diversity and will treat all people with kindness, tolerance, and dignity and without prejudice. We will protect the rights, liberties, and freedoms of all as granted by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of New Hampshire.

COMPETENCE: We assure the tasks set forth will be accomplished in the most effective and efficient manner. We will be accountable for our actions. We encourage reasonable risk-taking and are tolerant of honest mistakes. We will address and correct behavior, which is contrary to the primary mission of this agency, and will recognize and reward good performance.

SERVICE: We will dedicate ourselves to improve the quality of life in our community by providing a safe environment for all. We are committed to protecting life and property, reducing fear, and developing a partnership with citizens to prevent and solve crime.

PRIDE: We will as members of the department take pride in the community, our profession, and ourselves. We will work as a team with the community and be role models to the citizens.