As members of the West Columbia Police Department our mission is to provide a professional community-oriented police service. We are committed to creating and maintaining an active community partnership and assisting citizens in identifying and solving problems to improve the quality of lives in our neighborhoods. We are dedicated to protecting life, property, and maintaining order while assuring fair and equal treatment to everyone.
We are capable, caring people doing important and satisfying work for the citizens of our community. Therefore, we respect, care about, and trust and support each other. We enjoy work and take pride in our accomplishments. We are disciplined and reliable. We keep our perspective and sense of humor. We balance our professional and personal lives. We involve our community in decisions that we make. We have a positive, can do attitude. We cultivate our best characteristics: initiative, enthusiasm, creativity, patience, competence, and judgment. We do nothing to discredit or dishonor ourselves or our department.
The West Columbia Police Department is a proactive police agency dedicated to excellence through quality customer service. We shall ensure quality customer service for everyone we serve by way of accountability and community involvement. We shall maintain a quality of professionalism for employees through training, development and education to assist with the personal and career growth with a constant emphasis on innovation and improvement.