The men and women of the Pleasant Hill Police Department are committed to lawfully protecting the lives and property of the people who live in or visit Pleasant Hill. We do this while safeguarding individual rights and liberties. Our mission is to provide the highest level of professional police service to all members of the community. We are steadfastly committed to the impartial and lawful resolution of problems and we seek to ensure a quality of life that allows residents and visitors alike to feel safe in our community. It is our desire that this approach and commitment will build and maintain the public’s trust.
We choose to accomplish our mission through character-based actions based upon the following values:
Respect - We treat all people with dignity and respect; we will not act officiously or misuse the powers of our office. We will not permit personal opinion, feelings, prejudice, or friendships to influence our decisions or actions.
Courage - We possess the strength to do what is right and sensible. We are willing to make tough decisions and take appropriate action under stress and pressure; we have committed ourselves to properly intervening in the face of danger.
Integrity - We are honest and truthful in our words and actions. We recognize that the powers of our office require us to adhere to a higher standard of conduct both on and off duty.
Service - We place community service above self-interest. We are fully committed to protecting our community.