The Weatherford Police Department is directed to preserve law and order and enforce our society's laws and ordinances. It is our mission to create a high quality of life and provide a safe, secure and sanitary environment for the citizens of this community. Our goal shall be to make the City of Weatherford a safer and better city in which to live, work and play.
We will hold the preservation of life as our most sacred duty.
We will always strive to maintain the highest standard of honesty and integrity and will accept nothing less than the truth.
We recognize that our mission is to enforce the laws of society. We will do so in a fair and impartial manner always remembering that our role is to resolve problems, not judge or punish.
We will honor our police powers and be mindful that they are derived from the people we serve. We will not tolerate abuse of our authority.
We will honor and uphold the public trust and be accountable to those we serve.
We will respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens, treating them with courtesy and respect and using force only when necessary.
We recognize that our personal conduct, both on and off duty, is inseparable from our professional reputation as individuals of the department.
We recognize that the origin and responsibility for leadership rests within each member of the department, no matter what our rank or position.
We will always strive to expand our personal and professional growth through continued education, training and involvement within our community.
We will always remain accountable to one another, our department and the citizens we serve.