Statement of the Pearl River Police Department
The mission of the Pearl
River Police Department is to improve the quality of life for
the citizens and visitors of Pearl River.
We believe, as Law Enforcement Officers, our fundamental duty
is to serve mankind: to safeguard lives and property, to
protect the innocent against deception, the weak against
intimidation, and the peaceful against disorder, and to uphold
the Constitutional Rights of all persons to liberty, equality,
We believe that crime is not only a police problem but a
social problem impacting all aspects of the community. We are
committed to working with the community to address these
We recognize the badge of our office as a symbol of public
faith, and we accept it as a public trust to be held so long
as we are true to the ethics of law enforcement. We will
constantly strive to achieve these objectives and ideals,
dedicating ourselves before God to our chosen
We, the men and
women of the Pearl River Police Department, esteem these
values as a blueprint for everything we do in service to our
protecting and preserving the Constitutional Rights of the
people, and the fair and impartial enforcement of the law.
value treating all people with courtesy, respect, dignity and
value and nurture the trust we earn through honesty and
excellence in service.
value our employees and their contributions as the strength of
the organization in order to build a trusting and enjoyable
value the accountability and personal responsibility for the
actions of our employees.
We value a
police/community partnership as the responsible approach to
maintaining social order and controlling crime.
in a spirit of teamwork, the Pearl River Police Department
will be an open, friendly, and community-minded organization
devoted to quality public service, unyielding in purpose and
dedicated to live by values reflecting a genuine desire to
care for the safety and well-being of the public.