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RICHARDSON POLICE DEPARTMENT MISSION AND VALUES STATEMENT

OUR MISSION:
We will serve as partners with our citizens to maintain a safe and peaceful community, committing ourselves to the preservation of life, protection of property, and safeguarding individual liberties. We are dedicated to accomplishing this with integrity and professionalism. 

INTEGRITY

  • We value the trust the public has given us, and we will carry out our mission with the highest ethical ideals.
  • We will act with honesty towards each other and to the community we serve.
  • We will responsibly manage our resources in the most effective manner possible.
  • We are accountable to each other and to the citizens we serve.
  • Our conduct and decisions will always comport the high professional standards we expect of one another.
PROFESSIONALISM
  • We recognize that each employee is instrumental to the success of the department and we will treat each other with dignity and respect.
  • We recognize and support the principle that the public has a right to be informed about crime and police operations in their neighborhoods.
  • We recognize the constitutional and statutory rights of all people and will treat them with fairness, courtesy, and respect.
  • We will encourage innovation through personal commitment and professional development.
  • We will commit our individual efforts toward teamwork as a means of accomplishing our mission.
We will establish the quality of our character through the pursuit of our mission and each of these organizational values.

ON THIS WE STAND
Last updated: 10/31/2016 1:32:10 PM