Mission Statement

We, the members of the Madison Police Department, are committed to providing high quality police services that are accessible to all members of the community. We believe in the dignity of all people and respect individual and constitutional rights in fulfilling this mission.

Core Values

Human Dignity

We acknowledge the value of all people and carry out our duties with dignity, respect, and fairness to all.

Service

We strive to deliver a high degree of service in an unbiased manner.

Community Partnership

We believe that the police can only be successful in improving safety and the quality of life the community enjoys when police and members of the public work together to address issues directly.

Integrity

We are committed to performing our work with the highest degree of honesty, integrity and professionalism.

Continuous Improvement

We seek to continually improve ourselves, and the quality of our service to the community.

Diversity

We engage in continuous learning about different cultures, values and people. We promote mutual acceptance and inclusion of all.

Leadership

All employees are leaders. We value the talents, creativity, and contributions of all employees.