Willoughby Police Department36700 Euclid Ave, Willoughby, OH 44094
Mission The mission of the Willoughby Police Department shall be to provide a safe environment in which residents and non-residents can live and work. This mission shall be accomplished by the prompt but fair enforcement of local and state laws. The Willoughby Police Department recognizes that it derives its authority from and is accountable to the community it serves. The department will continually strive to provide effective and efficient police service consistent with the communitys needs and concerns. We believe that the basic concerns of the citizens of Willoughby include a desire for peace, tranquility, and freedom from crime and disorder. The Willoughby Police Departments primary functions are the prevention of crime, the enforcement of laws in a fair and impartial manner and the apprehension of those that violate the laws. We further believe that only through a coordinated police-community effort can public order and safety be achieved and sustained, therefore, we will actively encourage community support in a cooperative effort to achieve this mission. Values Values are the core of our moral beliefs and self-worth. They are convictions that bond us together to accomplish specific tasks and objectives. They are what we share and believe. We, the members of the Willoughby Police Department, value . . . . -Constitutional Rights We shall uphold this countrys democratic values as embodied in the Constitution and dedicate ourselves to the presentation of life, individual freedoms and justice for everyone. -Integrity Integrity is the absolute honest and ethical personal behavior and performance of duty that must be the hallmark of every member of the department. -Professional Excellence Recognizing the changing and diverse needs of the community, the Willoughby Police Department pledges to establish and maintain high performance standards to ensure public confidence and trust. Professional excellence is a direct result of progressive training, a positive attitude and personal commitment. -Commitment to Employees The department recognizes that its employees are the vital component to the successful delivery of police services. We believe we can achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in problem solving and improving police services. We support an organizational climate of mutual trust and respect. -Community Partnership Recognizing the fact that police agencies were established as a result of societys voluntary limitation of personal freedoms, we encourage and expect the participation of the community in facilitating solutions to problems of mutual concern. We therefore solicit and support contributions from all members of this.