ORPD VISION, MISSION, VALUES, AND GOALS


Vision
A professional law enforcement agency, committed to making Oak Ridge an attractive place to live, work and visit.

Mission
To reduce the incidence and fear of crime and to enhance public safety.

Values
• We conduct ourselves in a fair and ethical manner.
• We show respect to our customers and each other.  
• We communicate openly and are willing to listen to new ideas.  
• We share responsibility for team performance.
• We collaborate to accomplish our mission.
• We appreciate the contributions of every team member.  

Goals
• Reduce crime, the root causes of crime, and the fear of crime to enhance the quality of life in our community.
• Enhance public safety by reducing traffic crashes and maintaining animal shelter status as a “no kill” shelter.
• Develop and maintain an effective workforce; attract and retain quality talent.
• Operate within approved budget.