Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Salisbury Police Department promotes public safety through service, integrity and professionalism utilizing partnerships to:

1. Prevent, reduce and deter crime and the fear of crime;

2. Enhance highway safety through education and enforcement; and,

3. Safeguard property and protect individual rights


The Salisbury Police Department is committed to enhancing the safety and security of our citizens and visitors by providing efficient, effective law enforcement activities and promoting community partnerships. We will constantly strive to improve public safety and quality of life in Salisbury while at the same time maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.

Department Values

Quality of Service

Deliver the highest level of customer service and strive to continuously improve services


Treat each other and the public with respect in all interactions


Committed to making the right decisions for the right reasons


Maintain a working environment that respects individual opinion while building consensus to a common goal


Encourage risk taking in order to try new approaches and experience new ideas

Take ownership in what we do and do the job right


Inspire others to achieve goals by leading by example