Mission and Values Statement


The Plumsted Township Police Department will commit its resources in partnership with the community to promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime, to maintain order and provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic while practicing our core values.


The Plumsted Township Police Department will be guided by our core values in pursuit of our mission.  Our core values are:

PARTNERSHIP - We believe in a partnership of support between the police and the community that we serve.  We will continue to strengthen that support by developing new outreach programs and expand existing ones.

LEADERSHIP - We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our members are dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.  We promote a collaborative environment for sharing information, resources, assistance and expertise.

UPRIGHTNESS - We have committed ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner.  We will earn the trust, respect and support of the citizens through active partnership, involvement and service to the community we serve.

MUTUAL RESPECT - We will treat all persons in a dignified and courteous manner, and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, in both our professional and personal endeavors.  We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the constitutions of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

SERVICE - We provide service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner.  We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships.  Recognizing and responding with sincerity to those in need of our services.

TRUST – We will continue to build trust with our community and within our department through honesty and integrity in our decision-making.

EXCELLENCE - We are proud of the reputation our department has built over the years and are committed to continuing this through diligence and hard work.

DEDICATION - We are dedicated to ourselves, our department, and to the community and citizens that we serve.