Vision, Mission and Core Values
|Our vision statement is an idealized picture of our organization. It defines who we are, and where we are going. This principle provides the mechanism through which the Bremerton Police Department carries out its vision to be the best.|
Our mission statement is our commitment to provide a safe community for all citizens. Our mission is our day-to-day work. The strength and well being of a community are affected by the character and effectiveness of its police officers and employees.
Our core values are principals upon which we base our policing philosophy. They define who we are and how we do business. Our core values are incorporated in everything we do. PRIDE, the acronym for our core values, Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence embodies the goals we strive to achieve. Our values remind us to consider our strength of character, pride in our profession and our commitment to our community. These values guide our daily decisions and actions and anchor our policies, goals and practices.
EXCELLENCE - In Every Task We UndertakeThe Bremerton Police Department is committed to excellence in every task we undertake. The Department is a leader in the police service profession with quality of service to the community as a priority. The Department is committed to utilizing the philosophy of partnerships and problem solving in all professional endeavors.
LEADERSHIP - In Our Profession
PARTNERSHIP - Our Commitment
PRESERVE Public PeaceThe mission of the Bremerton Police Department is to coordinate and lead efforts within the community to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and safeguard property, prevent crime and provide quality public safety services.
PROTECT Persons and Property
PROVIDE Quality Services
As members of the Bremerton Police Department we value:
We provide quality service to our community and assist other agencies to the best of our ability. We will be a positive role model by being truthful, honest and dependable in all actions we take. In providing professional service we are committed to proficiency, reliability, and excellence in all aspects of our conduct and performance. We fulfill our mission by being accountable to our community, our Department and to one another. We embrace the ethical standards of our profession by exhibiting a courteous, conscientious and business like manner in all of our actions.
We are committed to respecting the constitutional rights, liberties, and worth of all members of the community and the Department. We respect the laws which we are required to enforce and the democratic process. We do these things with dignity and honor. Because we are entrusted with private matters of citizens and our peers, we strive to gain and maintain the confidence of those we come into contact with, both professionally and personally. We value life and safety. We are committed to serve and treat all human beings with the utmost sensitivity, compassion and concern. We value the diversity of people in our community and serve all with equal dedication, respect and fairness.
We believe integrity is a cornerstone of our profession. We value ethical conduct, public trust, and commit ourselves to personal and professional excellence. We are people of character and principle. We do what is right, even when no one is looking. We are committed to upholding our position of public trust and to conduct ourselves responsibly by maintaining the highest moral and ethical standards. We are uncompromising in our commitment to truth, honesty, and respect in all relationships. We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and inactions, and are open and honest in our dealings with each other. We have the courage to do what is right and to stand against what is wrong.
We are dedicated to the organization, each other, our families, and the citizens we serve. We are dedicated to working in partnerships with the community and each other to reduce crime, enhance customer service, and improve quality of life. We are committed to excellence and strive to provide the highest quality of professional law enforcement service to the community with the ultimate goal of maintaining order. We are dedicated to our core values and to upholding our oath of office.
We strive for excellence in every action we take. We encourage going beyond normal expectations. We strive for excellence through the effective and efficient use of resources. We promote teamwork and empowerment. We are committed to solving problems by using innovation, new technology, communication and effort. We will lead by example.