Mission 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, and justice.
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 issues.
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 profession....Law Enforcement.
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 community.
We value protecting and preserving the Constitutional Rights of the people, and the fair and impartial enforcement of the law.
We value treating all people with courtesy, respect, dignity and compassion. We value and nurture the trust we earn through honesty and excellence in service.
We value our employees and their contributions as the strength of the organization in order to build a trusting and enjoyable work environment. We 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.
United 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.