It is the mission of the Ozark Police Department to deliver professional, effective services, fairly and ethically, at all times, to all people, in order to prevent crime, control crime, and enhance the overall quality of life for citizens and visitors. We will encourage and promote community involvement on all levels to achieve these ends.
Values: Making the community our primary focus we are committed to a police-community partnership in providing the delivery of police services. We shall accept a leadership role in developing relationships with the citizens of our community that foster mutual trust and open communications.
Ethical Behavior and Accountability: We shall perform our duties with an unwavering commitment to integrity, professionalism, and dependability. We will be accountable to those we serve for our decisions and actions.
Trustworthy: We embrace honesty and openness with the community as vital to securing the public’s trust. Without reservation, we will adhere to a code of conduct that promotes truthfulness and straightforwardness.
Respect for All People: We manifest commitment to justice, equal treatment of individuals, tolerance for and acceptance of diversity by demonstrating respect for human dignity and rights.
Objectivity: We are committed to the fair and impartial enforcement of all laws. We value treating all persons equitably and without bias, with the highest regard for individual and constitutional rights.
Our Mission Statement