About the Police Department

Mission Statement

Our Vision
A Community-Oriented Department committed to:
High Quality Services
Innovative Leadership
Problem Prevention
Through highly trained and professional employees in modern facilities using the latest technology.

Our Purpose
To ensure the safety and security of all people in our city by providing responsive and professional police services with compassion and concern. Our mission is accomplished within the moral and legal standards of our community, through a problem-solving partnership with the community and members of the department.



Our Values
Integrity We value adherence to the rule of law, to the constitution of California and of the United States, and to utmost honesty.
Safety and Security We value working to create and maintain a safe, secure and enjoyable working and living environment for community members, for visitors, and for ourselves.
Community Participation We value working with Santa Ana's diverse communities to ensure the safety and security of our neighborhoods.
Service We value providing equally to all people fair, courteous, responsive, and efficient service which observes each individual's dignity and worth.
Organizational Growth We value the creation of an environment which focuses on solving problems through teamwork, participation, cooperation, and enthusiasm fostered by decisive, professional leaders who support creativity and innovation.
Police Department Building and Patrol Car