The Upper Sandusky Police Department is committed to providing quality service and fostering partnerships
with all citizens and visitors through ongoing, daily, direct and positive contacts.
We are committed to being responsive to community needs, enhancing mutual trust and reducing crime
through pro-active policing. Our mission embodies a community based philosophy that empowers all
personnel of the Upper Sandusky Police Department and members of the community to share in the
responsibility of solving problems and maintaining a safe community.
Respect: We will respect the constitutional, legal and human rights of all persons regardless of any bias or perceptions.
Integrity: Integrity is expected both in performances of duty and in our personal lives. We shall conduct ourselves with
the utmost honesty and professionalism at all times.
Enthusiasm: Personnel shall display enthusiasm in the performance of their duty.
Courage: Courage is expected not only in the face of danger but also the courage to do the right thing at the right time.
Persistence: Personnel will apply themselves to the mission, vision, and goals of the department with such persistence
as to achieve success in attaining those expectations.
Courtesy: Courtesy shall be extended to all citizens, co-workers, and peers without fault.
Cooperation: Cooperation shall be afforded between co-workers and external agencies so as to cultivate working
relationships with all. We shall cooperate together to solve problems, share workloads, and take responsibility
for completing tasks.
Service: Service is demonstrated through the commitment to helping others, through personal sacrifice and teamwork,
along with constant improvement of one's self and the Police Department.