Servicing with PrideEFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE
From the recruitment of a diverse work force to the performance of daily operations; new officers are sent to the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy. Continual training is conducted in a variety of areas relating to the effective delivery of law enforcement services.
Teamwork requires the commitment of every officer, city official and the broader community to develop strong partnerships. Empowerment promotes innovation. Officers share techniques and bring unique perspectives to the table expanding their options for creative problem solving.
The city has a community policing philosophy, based on the premise that law enforcement officers and citizens should create partnerships and work together to solve problems related to crime and the fear of crime.
DEDICATION TO SERVICE
Put yourself in the shoes of a police officer. It is a tough job. On a daily basis, officers put themselves between you and those members of our community who choose not to respect you or your property.
Bremerton Police Officers are members of your community. They are residents, homeowners, taxpayers and neighbors. Officers are parents and spouses, sisters and brothers, sons and daughters. They are involved in youth and church activities, sports and hobbies. Officers are part of the community, which they serve. Police officers are in you neighborhood everyday ensuring your safety because they care!
Bremerton Police Officers have a collective vision of how to protect the community today but also keep an eye to the future. The Department understands that today's children are tomorrow's leaders.
Programs to enrich and educate youth are offered to students throughout the Bremerton School District. A School Resource Officer works closely with student and staff, offering aid to students in trouble, providing classroom presentations and serves as additional security on campus.
The Community Resource Specialist is responsible for coordinating the Block Watch Programs in the City. Block Watch Neighbors work with law enforcement to create a safer community and reduce the opportunities for crime.
The Bremerton Police Department uses data and statistics maintained by its Records Unit to allocate resources as needs arise, giving the Department the resiliency in responding as the community needs change.
The Department serves the people of Bremerton by providing law enforcement services in a professional and courteous manner.