Mission Statement & Values

Mission Statement
The mission of the Cornelius Police Department is to provide a safe environment in which residents and non-residents can live and work. This mission shall be accomplished by the prompt and fair enforcement of local and state laws. It is therefore, the policy of the Cornelius Police Department to provide honest, fair, and efficient law enforcement to all people within its jurisdiction.

Core Values
These core values represent the essence of behavior, thought and action for this agency:
  • Customer Service that is exemplary
  • Unbiased, fair and honest behavior
  • Ethical conduct beyond reproach
  • Quality decisions that improve conditions
  • Present a professional public image
  • Listen