The mission of the Winston-Salem Police Department is to protect life and property by providing exceptional police services to our community in partnership with the citizens of Winston-Salem.
The Winston-Salem Police Department is recognized as a model law enforcement agency, known for reducing crime and increasing public safety by building and fostering community relationships in a never-ending pursuit of excellence.
We will achieve our mission through the consistent application of our core values:
Leadership: Individual and Agency – Individual development to transform our agency into a national model for law enforcement
Transparency – Accountability through open and effective communication
Professionalism – Exceptional police services through strength, compassion, and confidence
Commitment – Commitment to our agency and the community it serves
Integrity – Unquestionable trustworthiness through fair and just application of the law
Public Service – Partnering with our community to provide unparalleled service and safety