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MOTTO

Protect. Serve. Respect.

 

MISSION

It is the mission of the Birmingham Police Department to provide the highest quality of police services by partnering with the community to build trust, reduce crime and improve the quality of life. We serve our citizens with respect and protect the lives, property and constitutional rights of all.

 

VISION

Professional police services that improve the quality of life by reducing crime, building trust and strengthening community partnerships.

 

CORE VALUES

Respect

Honoring public safety obligations to the community with due regard and showing empathy for those we serve.

Effectiveness

Doing our best to understand each situation and serve the public with the right resources.

Accountability

Being responsible, honest and credible, while working to achieve excellence in conduct and appearance at all times, and being receptive to feedback.

Leadership

Demonstrating proficiency and unwavering fortitude while performing duties and mentoring fellow officers.