Mission Statement


The Shorewood Police Department recognizes that a pro-active approach to crime prevention

and crime reduction is the highest priority. To obtain this the Shorewood Police Department will

partner with the community to preserve peace, reduce fear, and make Shorewood a safe place

to live, work, shop and play. The Shorewood Police Department is committed to working with 

the community to solve problems and achieve positive outcomes.

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Core Values

Leadership: We are committed in leading the law enforcement profession by setting a mark of

excellence in everything that we do, providing world-class service and providing the leadership 

to make the Shorewood the place where all want to live, work, shop and play.

Integrity: Committing ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility and honesty while

promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner

Pride: We pride ourselves on our commitment to maintaining the public trust and respect 

through a commitment to the highest standards of professional ethics and standards. We are committed

to respecting the rights and human dignity of all and the value of all members of the community

and department

Professionalism: We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our staff is dedicated, 

highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.

Accountability: To promote public trust by upholding our obligations to the Community and


Vigilance: To be alert to issues and problems impacting our community

Service: We strive to provide a positive and exceptional response to the law enforcement 

needs of our community

Teamwork: We foster collaboration with our employees and the community in order to achieve

shared goals and objectives

Honesty: We are truthful and open in our interactions with each other and with members of our


Dedication: We are dedicated to provide the highest quality of service in a consistent manner

that emphasizes effectiveness, efficiency and innovation. We are dedicated to empower our

employees to take risks, expand horizons, and always pursue excellence