MISSION, VALUES AND VISION
In cooperation with the people of Charlestown and in partnership with other public and private agencies, to assume a leadership role through a problem-solving approach to preventing crime and disorder, reducing citizen fear of crime, providing for the safe and efficient flow of traffic, providing various support activities, and improving the quality of life as we work together to make Charlestown the preferred community to live.
The Charlestown Police Department is committed to fulfilling its mission by upholding the following values:
We will adhere to the highest ethical standards and accept responsibility for our decisions and actions.
We will treat all employees, offenders and the public with fairness, honesty, consideration and respect while recognizing individual diversity.
We will be firm, fair and consistent in the performance of our duties and responsibilities. As positive role models, we will take pride in maintaining the quality of our services through our performance, appearance and continued education and training. We will instill trust and teamwork by providing support to fellow employees and promoting cooperation and effective communication.
It is our vision that the Charlestown Police Department will continue to strive for community service delivered at the highest standards possible.