Mission Statement

 

The Mission of the Bernie Police Department is to protect the life, property, and the rights of the citizens of Bernie; to enforce the city's ordinances and laws; and to preserve it's peace, order, and safety through whatever means necessary. In the pursuit of our mission, the Bernie Police Department will establish effective relationships and trust with the community through community involvement and fair dealings. We will hold ourselves to the highest standards of performance, ethics, and morals. We be constantly aware of the needs of the people of our community and how we serve them. In order to enhance our service, we will consider innovative strategies and seek to gain education in order to improve working conditions and policing programs. We will, by working together, aim to improve the overall quality of life for our community by continually striving toward community problem solving and accountability