Integrity. Teamwork. Excellence.

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Mission Statement

Partnering with our community, the Richland Police Department commits to delivering professional, proactive law enforcement services; dedicated to providing a safe environment for all.


Vision Statement

The Richland Police Department envisions recognition by our citizens and our peers as the standard of excellence in law enforcement services by leading in collaborative partnerships and community service, personnel development, innovation, and the effective use of technology.




  • We are honest and truthful;
  • We will serve with honor;
  • We will hold ourselves to a high level of moral and ethical behavior;
  • We will strive to be role models for our community;
  • We acknowledge our mistakes and learn from adversity;
  • We will be a reliable and just organization.


  • We work as a team respecting each other as teammates;
  • We hold each other accountable fostering a positive work environment;
  • We collaborate with other city departments to fulfill the mission;
  • We partner with our community to solve problems;
  • We place service above self in achieving department goals. 


  • We give our best effort to each other and the community we serve;
  • We accept future challenges by learning and developing new skills;
  • We recruit, hire and train the best people;
  • We promote personal and professional growth;
  • We take pride in our appearance and reputation;
  • We are creative and innovative in solving problems and preparing for the future.