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Mission Statement


In partnership with our community, and while affording dignity and respect to all persons, our mission is to promote a safe and secure community, improve the quality of life of our citizens, and develop our members to their greatest potential.


The Seaside Heights Police Department will be guided by our core values in pursuit of our mission. Our Core values are:

Service – We provide service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner.  We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships.  Recognizing and responding with sincerity to those in need of our services.

Ethics – We will continue to build trust with our community and within our department through honesty and integrity in our decision- making.

Accountability – We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our members are dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.  We promote a collaborative environment for sharing information, resources, assistance, and expertise.

Support – We believe in a partnership of support between the police and the community that we serve.  We will continue to strengthen that support by developing new outreach programs and to expand existing ones.

Integrity – We have committed ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility, and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner.  We will earn the trust, respect and support of the citizens through active partnership, involvement and service to the community we serve.

Dedication – We are dedicated to ourselves, our department, and the community and citizens that we serve.  We will treat all persons in a dignified and courteous manner, and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, in both our professional and personal endeavors.  We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the constitutions of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

Excellence – We are proud of the reputation our department has built over the years and are committed to continuing this through diligence and hard work.

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