Garner Police Department--2017 Annual Report June 2018 - Page 3

Our Mission and Values Innovative outreach such as barbershop conversations are an essential part of our commitment to the community. I N THE SPRING OF 2010, an employee committee was tasked with developing and implementing a mission statement and set of values that represent who we are as a law enforcement agency, what role we play in the Garner community, and what values we embrace and use in making day-to-day decisions. The committee received feedback from all employees and developed the department’s mission statement. Our Values Our Mission Statement The Garner Police Depart- ment is dedicated to excellent police service through partnerships that reduce crime, create a safe environment, build trust, and enhance the quality of life in our community. We are committed to delivering quality service in an effective, responsive, and professional manner. Commitment We have a selfless determination and relentless dedication to the public, our partners, and to each other. We will strive to continually improve our community and our agency. Integrity We are committed to the highest standards of honesty and ethical conduct, which are the cornerstones of our profession. Professionalism We accept responsibility for our actions. We are accountable to ourselves and to those we serve. We will communicate honestly and consistently strive for excellence. GARNER POLICE DEPARTMENT 2017 ANNUAL REPORT 3