The Morris Police Department is a proactive police agency dedicated to excellence through
quality customer service. We shall ensure quality customer service for everyone we serve
by way of accountability and community involvement. We shall maintain a quality of professionalism
for employees through training, development and education to assist with the personal and career
growth with a constant emphasis on innovation and improvement.
The Morris Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality police service to
those who live and work in the City of Morris. We work in collaboration with the community and strive
to maintain the utmost level of public safety with the goal of maintaining the quality of life expected
within the City of Morris. We provide our service with a commitment to cultivating the public trust by
respecting individual rights and striving to be fair, just and responsive to the needs and feelings of
The Morris Police Department will be on the forefront of the law enforcement profession by employing the
most effective methods in providing quality police services. All Morris Police Officers will be leaders
in initiating and maintaining positive relationships with neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and other
members of our community. These community bonds will form a medium where public safety concerns can be
anticipated and addressed.
To accomplish this mission, we hold the following values that guide our work and decisions to be
true and non-negotiable:
We provide quality, professional service to every citizen we contact.
We are here to respond to the needs of our community. In doing so, we will assure that we
are responsive to all requests for our service.
The integrity of the Morris Police Department is reflective of each member of our
organization. We must be mindful of this responsibility at all times.
Our goal is to ensure that the community is safe for all those who live and work in the
City of Morris.
We will provide quality, professional Service while being Responsive to the needs of our
community. We will do this with Integrity and assure that all citizens have a sense of Safety.
In doing so we will be recognized as the Professional organization we strive to be.
We strive for personal and professional excellence, dedication to duty, and service to the public.
We are accountable to each other and to the citizens we serve, who are the sources of our authority.
We believe that cooperation among ourselves, members of the community, governmental entities,
and other law enforcement agencies will enable us to combine our diverse backgrounds, skills and
styles to achieve common goals.