Department Mission Statement

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to serving our community with respect and pride.  Our mission is accomplished by individuals who possess our core beliefs: honor, integrity, and accountability. This department strives to meet and even anticipate the law enforcement needs of our community. We will protect the life and property of all people and ensure that our service is delivered in accordance with the highest ethical standards.

We view the community as our partner in effective law enforcement. We strive to prevent crime, aid victims, and pursue and apprehend violators with the participation and support of the residents of Monterey Park.

The employees of this police department are our greatest resource and pride. We will always try to maintain a high quality of life at work and safety for all employees.