The mission of the Dallas Township Police Department is to
provide leadership to promote individual responsibility and a
commitment to improving the communityís quality of life through
crime control and public safety while serving all people with
fairness and respect.
The Dallas Township Police Department works collaboratively with
members of the community in order to improve and enhance the
richness of our quality of life consistent with the following
Respect for human rights.
Reduction of crime and disorder.
Employee personal and professional well-being.
High standards for excellence and continuous improvement.
How we work to achieve our mission and the degree of our success
depends upon our values. Values are statements of the standards and
beliefs that are the most important to the employees of the
department and our community in achieving our mission.
Following are the base line values of the department.
We believe the police and the community share in the
responsibility for crime control and public safety, and that the
role of the police is defined by the community it serves.
We subscribe to the principle that services will be delivered in
a manner which preserves and upholds democratic values within
We are committed to maintaining the highest level of quality
service, integrity and professionalism in everything we do, and
our capability to achieve is determined by the diversity and
quality of our work force.
We accept the responsibility to react to criminal activity in a
way that emphasizes prevention and which is marked by vigorous
We recognize and support the principle that the public has a
right to be informed about police operations.
We believe in working collaboratively with neighborhoods and
community groups to better understand the nature of their
problems and to develop meaningful and cooperative strategies to
We are committed to managing the publicís resources in the most
efficient manner possible.
We are committed to the belief that no personís claim to dignity
and civil rights is any less than anotherís claim, and that
neither age, social status, race nor even deviant conduct
diminishes entitlement to decent treatment and respect.
We recognize our members to be the greatest and most important
asset of the department, and that only through mutual respect,
cooperation and teamwork can the community be best served.