Mission, Vision, Values
The mission of the Lykens Borough Police Department is to provide professional law enforcement service to the Lykens community. We strive to maintain peace and harmony, to protect life and property, to prevent crime, to apprehend criminals and to recover lost or stolen property.
In performing this mission, members of the department are mindful that the Constitution guarantees liberty, equality and justice for all without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital status or differing abilities. All members of the department, as part of his or her daily tasks strive to enhance partnerships with our community and to solve problems in order to reduce one's vulnerability to crime.
We recognize that maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity is imperative for the continued improvement of police and community relations. We believe in the dignity and worth of all people and strive to perform our duties with integrity, courtesy, respect, and fidelity.
The Lykens Borough Police Department shall always strive for excellence in providing ethical, effective, exemplary community-oriented law enforcement services.
The Lykens Borough Police Department embraces the following values within our organization:
-Being dedicated to quality, timeliness and excellence in our service to the community.
-Candor, honesty, and ethical behavior by the members of our department.
-Having pride in our work, in our dedication to public service, and being the best we can.
-Both personal and organizational integrity as being essential to the maintenance of the Sonora Police Department.
-A partnership between the police and public in problem solving and crime prevention.
-Honesty, integrity, and consistent discipline within our organization to build and maintain our credibility with the community.
-A partnership with the citizens of Lykens in making the community safe for all to work, live and visit.
-The opportunity to provide service to our community in a manner which is fair, courteous, responsive and efficient.
-Innovative, creative and proactive approaches in meeting the demands of our crime prevention and law enforcement responsibilities.
-The need to engage in strategic and future planning and to keep abreast of the latest in law enforcement technology.
-The need to treat people with respect and dignity, regardless of their age, race, gender, appearance, individual beliefs or life style.
-Sensitivity is the key quality that we should bring to our interaction with the public and other agencies in the criminal justice system with whom we interact.