Mission Statement


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Mission Statement:
Provide quality, professional law enforcement services to improve public safety. Reduce crime and the fear of crime. Provide high quality, cost effective, and accountable services to the City of Covington.

Values:
To accomplish our mission we will adhere to values of leadership, integrity, service, and teamwork.

Leadership:
We maintain the highest professional standards possible. We create and employ the most advanced skills and methods of providing law enforcement services.

Integrity:
We do what we know to be "the right thing," adhering to both the spirit and the letter of the law. We act in ways that bring honor to the profession and build trust, confidence and respect with the communities and people we serve.

Service:
The public is our customer. We serve our customer by responding in a professional, courteous and efficient manner. Proactively, we work in partnership with community members, organizations and other agencies to solve problems and create safe and healthy neighborhoods.

Teamwork:
We work as a team, respecting and supporting each other's roles and responsibilities. We encourage and recognize creativity and initiative that furthers the goals of the City of Covington and the Police Department. We share success.