“To Serve and Protect “
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life by protecting all persons and property within the borough of Shrewsbury. To provide service to the local community and our guests. To regulate and control the flow of traffic in order to facilitate the movement of persons and goods within the Borough of Shrewsbury. To enforce all laws, Rules, Regulations, Violations, Disturbances, Offenses, Crimes or Ordinances in order to ensure safe conduct within our jurisdiction.
Shrewsbury Borough Police Department
To help accomplish our mission, the Shrewsbury Borough Police Department is committed to the following values to guide our work and decisions:
- Openness and Accessibility-Employees shall strive to conduct their affairs publicly and be accessible to the public.
- Fairness- Employees shall strive to be fair in all of their actions.
- Responsiveness- Employees shall be responsive to the needs of the community and work together to solve problems of mutual concern.
- Sensitivity- Employees shall be sensitive to the needs and concerns of the public.
- Accountability-Employees shall be accountable to themselves and the community for their conduct and performance.
- Organizational Efficiency- Employees shall be committed to efficiently providing services and conserving tax dollars which fund the operations of the Department. Employees shall maintain and protect Department facilities and equipment to the best of their ability.
- Community Orientation- Employees shall strive to always do what is in the best interest of the community.
- Compassion- Employees shall show empathy and caring for victims, complainants and all people with whom they come in contact.
- Problem Solving-Employees are most effective when they help identify and solve community problems.
- Integrity- Integrity is priceless. Honesty is the basis for personal and public trust.
- Democratic Principles- Employees shall protect the constitutional rights and personal freedoms of all residents and persons coming within their jurisdiction.
- Teamwork- The importance of each employee as an individual and a team member is recognized. The values set forth above shall apply to our interaction with each other and all who we come in contact with.