Vision, Values, & Goals


    A safe and successful community served by an innovative team of trusted professionals dedicated to providing excellent service and engaging our community as a valued partner.


    Character * Professionalism * Dedication


    • Build upon our effective law enforcement tradition.
    • Establish partnerships to achieve a safer community.
    • Use innovative technology to maximize our performance. 
    • Provide a rewarding work environment and invest in personnel development. 
    • Communicate effectively, both internally and externally.
    • Apply intelligence led policing to deploy resources and assess effectiveness.
    • Promote accountability through geographic based policing.
    • Effectively and efficiently use our available resources.


    Columbia Police Department Mission, Vision and Goals