Goshen Police Department Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Goshen Police Department is to improve the quality of life in the City of Goshen.  This goal will only be accomplished through the cooperation of the Police Department and the community it serves.  By working together we can maintain the peace, provide safety and security for our citizens, reduce the fear of crimes and solve problems.  To be successful in our mission requires the commitment of the Administration, every employee of this Department and the citizens of our City, all working together to maintain the Goshen Police tradition as a trusted source of help. 

To accomplish this mission, the following values must be the basis for all of our actions:

RESPECT:    The Goshen Police Department recognizes that its members are its greatest asset, and our actions shall reflect this belief.  The members will respect the citizens and recognize their ethnicity and diversity.  We will respect each other as professionals and fellow human beings. 

INTEGRITY:    We believe in the principles stated in the Constitution.  We recognize the authority of federal, state and local ordinances.  Honesty and truth must be standards in all our interactions with the community and with our members.

EXCELLENCE:    We strive for personal and professional excellence, dedication to duty and delivery of quality service to the public.  We are part of a team dedicated to the safety and protection of our community.  Our actions will reflect intelligence, sincere, efficient and courteous service.