The Punta Gorda Police Department’s mission is to provide the highest level of professional police services. Every member of the agency serves with pride, integrity, fairness, respect, compassion, and dedication. We strive to deliver outstanding customer service while partnering with the community we protect and serve.
Integrity: We value the trust of our citizens and are committed to upholding the highest ethical standards to maintain this trust. We expect honesty and ethical behavior from each member of our organization and hold ourselves accountable for these standards.
Excellence: Delivering quality police service is of the utmost importance and we strive for excellence in everything we do. We will achieve this through partnerships with our residents, businesses, and other government stakeholders.
Fairness and Impartiality: We will carry out our duties with fairness and impartiality while safeguarding the constitutional rights of everyone.
Respect: We will treat all people with kindness, respect, and dignity. We will practice procedural justice by treating everyone equally, listening to all sides, and making impartial decisions.
Teamwork: All members of the Punta Gorda Police Department work together as a team. We appreciate and respect one another. We will work collectively to accomplish our mission and faithfully serve our community.