Mission, Vision, Values


MISSION

 

THE MISSION OF THE HARRISBURG BUREAU OF POLICE IS TO:

  • Effectively investigate crime and reduce criminal activity.
  • Promote traffic safety, enforce traffic-related statutes and ordinances, eliminate traffic hazards, and encourage safe driving techniques.
  • Provide investigative assistance and support to other law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.
  • Maintain up-to-date law enforcement information.
  • Provide effective service in emergency situations.
  • Ensure personal protection and security for the Mayor and other designated persons.
  • Promote public awareness of crime reduction and traffic safety strategies and practices.
  • Promote and represent the City as an attractive, quality environment to live, work and visit.
  • Promote ways to improve community relations by maintaining the integrity and professionalism of the Police Bureau.
  • Enforce all other state statutes and city ordinances.


VALUES

To be a mission-oriented agency dedicated to progressive law enforcement, public safety, and efficient service delivery. To act with integrity, fairness and professionalism, maintaining an environment that is committed to meeting the needs of personnel and the citizens of the City of Harrisburg.