Vision, Mission and Core Values

Mission

The Douglas Police Department strives for excellence as the standard for ourselves, our agency and our community.

Our mission at the Douglas Police Department is to strive for excellence in public safety. Our staff is dedicated in its mission to provide our community with professional police services by employing a Community Oriented Policing approach.

Values

The Douglas Police Department forms its foundation upon its ethics and values. To accomplish this goal, officers use the following code of ethics to achieve their mission.

Leadership

  • We solve problems with competency, professionalism and open-mindedness.

Commitment

  • We go above-and-beyond in service and dedication to our community.

Compassion

  • We are respectful, caring and community oriented.

Nobility

  • We are fair and honest in our commitment to serving our community and each other

Personal Courage

  • We have the courage and discipline to confront and overcome adversity.