Mission Statement & Department Values

The Washington Police Department will work cooperatively with the Public and within the Constitution to professionally enforce the law, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and bolster the safety of the entire community.

Washington Police Department Values:

  • Always recognize that being of service to and protecting the citizens of Washington is at the center of everything we do.
  • Do what is right: Take ownership in what you do.
  • Work with purpose and urgency--your efforts matter.
  • Work collaboratively and help others to succeed.
  • Always be respectful of your coworkers, the citizens of and visitors to Washington.
  • Make the most of our Washington Police resources and be mindful of those who provide them.