Mission Statement

The Mission of the men and women of the Charlestown Police Department is to:

  • Maintain the philosophies and practices of the highest levels of law enforcement professionalism.
  • Provide courteous, quality service to the community at all times.
  • Diligently preserve peace, investigate criminal activity, and prevent crime and disorder.
  • Treat all members of society fairly and equally without regard for race, religion, gender or origin.
  • Maintain the confidence and respect of the community we serve.
  • Utilize and maintain the highest standards of training and law enforcement technology to ensure excellence in protecting our community.
  • Strive for physical and mental fitness, enabling us to master this Mission safely, efficiently, effectively, and professionally.