The mission of the Arkansas City Police Department is to serve and protect all members of society without regard to race or social standing by utilizing all resources necessary to prevent crime, apprehend offenders, recover property, provide needed auxiliary services and maintain social order through carefully prescribed ethical and constitutional restrictions.
All of this will be accomplished by remaining open and honest and working humbly and diligently with the City of Arkansas City, other agencies, the criminal justice system and the great citizens of Arkansas City in order to reach our ultimate goal of protecting and preserving life.
- Acting responsibly
- Maintaining moral excellence
- Committed to perfection
- Self-sacrificing devotion
- To do the right thing
- To do the best we can, and
- To treat others the way we want to be treated