Mission Statement of the Pleasant Hill Police Department

Police Vehicle at Pleasant Hill Arch

Our Mission:

The duty of the Pleasant Hill Police Department is to lawfully protect the lives and property of the people who live in or visit Pleasant Hill while safeguarding individual rights and liberties. Our mission is to provide the highest level of professional police service to all members of the community. We are committed to the impartial and lawful resolution of problems. We seek to ensure a quality of life that allows residents and visitors to feel safe.

We strive to build and maintain the public’s trust.

Our Values:

We seek to accomplish our duty and mission through actions based upon the following values:
  • Respect - We treat all people with dignity and respect; we do not act officiously or misuse the powers of our office. We do not permit personal opinion, feelings, prejudice, or friendships to influence our decisions or actions.
  • Courage - We possess the strength to do what is right and sensible. We make tough decisions and take appropriate action under stress and pressure; we properly intervene in the face of danger.
  • Integrity - We are honest and truthful in our words and actions. We believe that the powers of our office require us to adhere to a higher standard of conduct on and off duty.
  • Service- We place community service above self interest. We are committed to protecting the community.