Mission Statement & Department Values

The mission of the Washington Police Department is to place the needs of people first while providing the community with impartial, ethical and compassionate law enforcement, community-oriented services and police protection, while maintaining the highest ethical and professional principles to enhance the quality of life within our community.

As members of the Washington Police Department we value:

Life...
the preservation of life and the preservation of the quality of life.

Professionalism...
the professionalism of the men and women who serve the City of Washington.

Integrity and Honesty...
the integrity and honesty of our department's members to accomplish the needs and expectations of the City of Washington's citizens and visitors.

Compassion...
the compassion held by our department's members for victims of crime and the diverse needs of society.

Respect and Teamwork...
we treat all persons with respect and we value the teamwork between our department's members and the community.

Accountability...
we will answer for our actions and inactions, hold ourselves accountable and hold ourselves to a higher standard.

Trust...
we value the trust bestowed upon us by our citizens.

Vision...
it is the vision of the Washington Police Department to maintain the confidence and trust of the community, to preserve and strengthen community bonds, and to continue exceptional professional service with Respect, Integrity, and Compassion.

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115 W Jefferson St
Washington, IL 61571
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