MISSION AND VISION

VISION

The York Area Regional Police Department is a full service, primary response, local law enforcement agency for those municipalities that comprise the jurisdiction.  The department strives for a position of respectability through effective enforcement of the law, commitment to public safety, quality of life, and community service.  Members of the department endeavor to serve all people within the community regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, or similar distinction.  The department is also committed to the concept of regionalized police service as an effective and efficient means of providing police service to those municipalities who have joined in this effort.

MISSION

The following are considered to be the primary mission oriented activities of the department.  The department recognizes that local law enforcement is constantly asked to perform new and unanticipated duties to meet the needs of the public. 

  • ENFORCE THE LAW

  • INVESTIGATE CRIME

  • PROSECUTE CRIMINALS

  • PROMOTE TRAFFIC SAFETY

  • RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES AND SERVICE RELATED CALLS

  • ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES

  • CRIME PREVENTION

  • ACCURATELY RECORD POLICE ACTIVITY

  • ORGANIZE EFFECTIVELY

  • VALUE THE POLICE EMPLOYEES

    VALUES

    The following values guide the department in accomplishing the Vision and Mission.  The department logo reflects several of the core values of the department.

    INTEGRITY · COURTESY · RESPECT · QUALITY PROFESSIONALISM  · TRAINING · SERVICE · TEAMWORK  FAIRNESS ·  HONOR · DUTY ·  COMPASSION