Mission and Values
The Streetsboro Police Department operates under the City of Streetsboro Codified Ordinances, a formal Mission Statement, and a Policies and Procedures Manual (which includes a set of Rules and Regulations established by the Department), in compliance with the Ohio Revised Code. Each of the above three documents influence and control all law enforcement activities within the City of Streetsboro, as it pertains to criminal and quasi-criminal behavior.
It shall be the mission of the Streetsboro Police Department to enhance the quality of life in our community by cooperatively working with those people to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America.
We will strive to ensure peace and security by providing a professional police service to all. We are committed to providing a service which safeguards our community through the relentless prosecution of criminals.
We will take pride in ourselves, our profession and our community. We will strive to be exemplary by demonstrating the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct.
Ever mindful of the public trust and faith embodied by our badge, we shall remain honest in thought and deed, and maintain consistence with our beliefs and actions. Our department will treat everyone with dignity and offer compassion, without prejudice.
Our mission to serve our community is evident: we dedicate ourselves to improving the quality of life by providing and maintaining a safe and secure environment; we commit ourselves to reducing crime and the fear of crime itself; we educate our citizens how to prevent crime and encourage them to be a part of the solution.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We are responsible and dependable people who are accountable for everything we do, to each other as well as to the citizens of Streetsboro.
CITIZENSHIP: We pledge ourselves to preserving the public trust, obeying the law, and enforcing the law while respecting and protecting the rights of all citizens.
COMMUNICATION: We are committed to open and honest communication among ourselves and with the community. We respect and speak positively of our fellow employees.
COOPERATION: We recognize the importance of cooperation and teamwork within our department as well as with other departments and our community; cooperation will enable us to achieve common goals.
COURTESY: We are courteous and respectful in official dealings with the public, fellow employees, superiors and subordinates.
INTEGRITY: Our success depends on the trust and confidence of the citizens that we serve; we are honest and exhibit behavior that is beyond reproach and reflects the integrity of police professionals.
PROFESSIONALISM: We recognize that our community is entitled to professional, effective and efficient law enforcement services; We strive for excellence in our agency to make it more effective and responsive to the needs of the community.