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Vision, Mission, & Core Values

Mission Statement

The mission of the Powell Police Department is to pursue justice and maintain the public peace and order of the community. 


The vision for what the Powell Police Department wants to be and accomplish as an organization includes, but are not limited to the following:

1. To be consistently effective in carrying out our mission according to the principles set forth in the constitution and the law.

2. To hold the trust and confidence of our citizens and be respected by them for our competency and character.


3. To be responsive to the policing needs of the community in an ever-changing society.

The Powell Police Department recognizes that the core values of an organization are those values that form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. Serving as its constitution, the core values clarify why the department exists, what it represents, and how it conducts itself. In an ever-changing world, core values are constant. Core values are not descriptions of the work we do or the strategies we employ to accomplish our mission.


The core values of the Powell Police Department are:

INTEGRITY - Consistently honorable character that conducts themselves according to sound moral values and Professional ethics seeking to do what is right.  


COURAGE - The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc. without fear.


COMPASSION - An understanding or empathy for the suffering of others and helping them to work through or find the resources to come out from the suffering. 

Core Values

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