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Mission Statement

The mission of the Palmer Department of Public Safety is to provide all citizens a safe and peaceful community. Our goals are to educate people through fire and crime prevention programs; protect and preseve life, property, and the environment; assure safe and orderly movement through the community; and serve the community's changing needs. This will be accomplished through strategic planning, leadership, respected and accepted hiring practices for employees, education, training, and adherence to the highest of standards expected of our profession.

The Palmer Police Department is an organization comprised of people of integrity, committed to providing a quality police service to its community in an honest, fair, professional and courteous manner.

The focus of the department is the forging of a partnership with the community based on mutual trust, confidence, commitment and open communications to maintain adn improve the quality of life and promote the safety and welfare of our citizens.

We, the members of the Palmer Police Department, collectively and individually pledge to grow and develop with the community. We will continually evaluate and modify our endeavors to address the needs and challenges of our community.

The purpose of the Palmer Police Department is to meet the City's objectives for the safety and well being of its residents. This will be accomplished through people and knowlege, our most valuable resources. In the pursuit of quality, we will be guided by the following values:

Respect  We will recognize the value, quality, diversity, and importance of each other and the people we serve.

Compassion  We will care about others and respect their feelings.

Integrity  We will be honest and forthright and endeavor to exceed ethical standards.

Efficiency  We will prudently conserve our resources.

Leadership  We will work together to set an example through leadership that embodies respect, compassion, integrity, and efficiency.