It is the mission of the Ponderay Police Department to contribute to our community and their desire to live in an environment where it is safe to live, work, play and visit. We will consistently provide the highest quality law enforcement, investigation and support services; encouraging community participation and addressing the causes of crime thus making the best possible use of the precious resources provided to us.
We are FOCUSED on community policing. By forming a partnership with the community to help solve problems of mutual concern, we help to improve the quality of life for all of our citizens. We recognize that crime is not just a police problem, it is a community problem. Our officers are encouraged to get to know their community and listen to the concerns of the people. By establishing and maintaining open communication with our community, we are better able to address their concerns. As our community grows, we will continue to remain responsive to the needs of the public we serve.
We are DEDICATED to being recognized as professional, compassionate and knowledgeable. We uphold the public trust by being seen to serve our community in a manner that is fair and impartial. We will act courteously and patiently, without fear, favor or prejudice to the rights of others. We will always remember that our primary purpose is to add value to the lives of those in our community.