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Welcome to the Utica Police Department

Mission Statement

The Utica Police Department, in partnership with the community, endeavors to provide impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement service and protection. We strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve the quality of life within the City.

The Organizational Values of the Utica Police Department

  • Commitment to Service. We believe that our primary duty is to safeguard lives and property, while respecting the constitutional rights of all.
  • Commitment to Community Involvement. We believe community partnerships are critical elements of our organization. Collaboration, cooperation and communication with our citizens and businesses are the framework for successful community oriented policing.
  • Commitment to Our Employees. We believe that our employees are the greatest and most valuable assets of our organization; and that through regular training, education, career development, exemplary leadership and organization support, our employees will reach the highest standards of performance and professional satisfaction, while serving the needs of the community. Seek the input of employees into matters that affect their job satisfaction and effectiveness.
  • Commitment to Responsibility and Accountability. We believe that the prudent and effective management of our resources is critical to the future of our organization.
  • Commitment to Our Law Enforcement Partners. We believe in cooperative relationships all facets of the law enforcement community and the sharing of resources to more effectively serve of community.
  • Commitment to Professionalism. We strive to maintain the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in all our members and activities. Provide courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of the people we serve.

Vision Statement

We envision a future of continuing to be a progressive police department; constantly make reforms and improvements, adapting to the needs of our police officers and the community we serve. Following policing trends across our country and anticipating potential problems before they occur here, and making the necessary changes to improve service.

The Utica Police Department, in partnership with the community, provides impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement service and protection. We strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve the quality of life within the City.

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2020 ANNUAL REPORT

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