Mission, Vision & Values
The department's mission is to provide excellent service and protection through leadership and partnership with the community.
The department strives to be a model law enforcement agency through its commitment to excellence and partnership with our community.
Honor - Live up to all of our values.
We will lead honorable lives both on and off-duty. This honor will be the source of our leadership and pride.
Integrity - Do the right thing.
We will consistently do what is right, legal and moral. We will communicate with honesty and candor. We will earn the trust of the community and each other. In the absence of orders or direction, we will act professionally and reliably.
Courage – Conquer fear and adversity.
We will recognize our fears and put them aside to do what is necessary. We understand that one needs both moral and physical courage.
Loyalty – Be faithful to the law, community, each other and our families.
We will be faithful to the Constitution of the United States of America, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the public trust and the community we serve, and the Northampton Township Police Department, our fellow officers and our families.
Duty – Fulfill our obligations.
We will strive to fulfill our duty to the best of our abilities. We will conduct ourselves with self-discipline, professionalism and confidence. We will exercise self-restraint and objectivity in the face of emotions and extreme circumstances. We will always work towards excellence through constant self-improvement.
Respect - Regard others with courtesy and respect.
Treat others as we would want to be treated, even in negative situations. We will be courteous and respectful in our dealings with each other and the public.
Service – Put others before ourselves.
We will put the welfare of others before our own interest. We will perform our duties with care and compassion. We will foster teamwork, both within our department and with other agencies.