Mission Statement - Oak Creek Police Department

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THE MISSION OF THE OAK CREEK POLICE DEPARTMENT IS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE CITY OF OAK CREEK.

We can accomplish our mission by working to achieve goals of:

  • Protecting Life and Property
  • Preserving the Peace
  • Enforcing the Law

However, we cannot succeed alone. Essential to the success of achieving these common goals is the active involvement of our citizens through formation of a public/private partnership with us.

We, the members of the Oak Creek Police Department, commit ourselves to the following set of values that always guide our actions in this mission:

HUMAN LIFE ..... We value human life above all.

INTEGRITY ..... We believe integrity includes fairness, honesty and loyalty, which are essential for the public trust.

RESPECT ... We respect ourselves and all others. We strive to treat each other with dignity and compassion and to provide cooperation and teamwork.

CONSTITUTION (AND LAWS) .... We believe in both the federal and state constitutions, as well as recognizing and applying federal, state, and local laws.

EXCELLENCE .... We strive for excellence in all tasks performed. We also believe in the importance of knowledge and continual self-development in gaining excellence.

ACCOUNTABILITY ...... We accept responsibility for our actions and are accountable to our community.

ADAPTABILITY .... We believe through a combination of imagination, ingenuity and common sense that we can be effective in our work of identifying and solving problems. We are also flexible and innovative enough to meet the demands of a dynamic, ever-changing community.

Equal Opportunity Employer