The purpose of the Belmont Police Department is to provide for the safety and security of our community. We will accomplish this through TRUST, and by maintaining a partnership with the citizens we serve. We strive for excellence by listening to and working with our community. The members of the Belmont Police Department acknowledge "A Tradition of Service" which started in 1926. We will draw on our VALUES to guide us through our efforts in maintaining a high quality of life for our residents. "A Tradition of Service" continues as we follow these VALUES:

We value people and treat all people with dignity, respect, sensitivity, compassion and understanding.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards and expect to be held accountable for our actions, both individually and as an organization.

We are committed to the people we serve. We will be able to work together in an effort to identify and resolve problems by building and maintaining open channels of communication.

We continue "A Tradition of Service" with a commitment to our community and we pride ourselves in our personal and organizational excellence. We are committed to achieving a level of performance that exceeds expectations.