The mission of the Antioch Police Department, in partnership with our community, is to promote the quality of life in Antioch by proactively reducing crime with integrity and commitment to excellence.
STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES
The core of our public service is built around integrity. We are responsible for our actions and are willing to admit to our mistakes, thereby insuring that our behavior builds credibility with the public.
OPENNESS AND SENSITIVITY
Openness and sensitivity are qualities we strive to bring out when interacting with the public. We will respond to the public’s requests for assistance in a caring, helpful and understanding manner.
PROFESSIONALISM AND COMPETENCY
Our employees are dedicated to providing the community with professional and competent service at its highest level. We are clear in direction and perspective and in our sense of commitment.
ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY
The fabric which binds our organization together is accountability and responsibility. Using good judgment in conjunction with taking calculated risks nurtures innovation. As we learn from our experience, both positive and negative, we learn to challenge the future with optimism.
ENCOURAGEMENT AND RECOGNITION
We instill self pride in our work force and encourage independence, action and initiative. We recognize our employees as a valuable asset and acknowledge our success as an organization is realized through team excellence.
FUN AND VITALITY
Remaining active, intuitive and curious while approaching our work with a sense of enjoyment only fosters an environment of excitement. Fun and vitality is the spirit behind all of our efforts.