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PUBLIC SAFETY FORMS
Police Department Mission Statement
The Mifflinburg Police Department exists to serve all people within our jurisdiction without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation, with respect, fairness and compassion.
We are committed to the enhancement of the quality of life by providing a safe and secure environment by the enforcement of all laws and ordinances, the prevention and detection of crime, and the apprehension and prosecution of criminals.
We will strive to continually improve the professional operations of our department and to seek the support of the community. With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to improve the quality of life, investigating problems as well as crime, seeking solutions and instilling a sense of security within the community.
We are professional in our appearance, demeanor and job performance. We communicate honestly and accurately, which establishes credibility and mutual respect. Our personal accountability builds trust. Acceptance of responsibility is critical to our effectiveness. We believe that police-citizen cooperation and a problem-solving focus are essential to the delivery of effective police.
We earn public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. We respect the rights of all persons to equal access to the police and recognize the need for every person to be treated with dignity and fairness. Courtesy shall be the means by which we communicate the respect to which all persons are entitled. We treat each other the way we would like to be treated, acknowledging each person’s contribution to the department’s mission.
We seek excellence in work, achievements in response to what needs to be done, and constantly strive to improve the department and ourselves. Improvement is obtained through individual and collective preparation, involvement, commitment, and creativity. We do the job right, and for the morally, ethically and legally right reasons.
We operate within the guidelines of federal, state and local laws. The members of the Mifflinburg Police Department are dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership. Our shared responsibility and leadership demonstrates our mutual commitment to serve. Our teamwork is built upon trust, openness and communication.