Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Sanford Police Department to enhance the quality of life in our city by working in partnership with the community, within the framework of the constitution, to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide a safe environment.


The Sanford Police Department in partnership with the community is committed to providing and maintaining a highly motivated, professional police agency thereby making our neighborhoods safe to all.

  • Honesty and integrity in personal and professional relationships.
  • Respect for the worth and dignity of persons, freedoms and property.
  • Moral conviction to excellence in service through tolerance and hard work.
  • Positive enthusiasm, recognizing and welcoming creativity and warranted change.
  • Faith and support of the constitution and the laws associated with our chosen profession.
  • Courage to officiate duties regardless of ridicule, scorn or danger.


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