Mission, Value & Vision

Mission Statement:
Serving, protecting and working with our community in a professional manner, to prevent, reduce and solve crime.

Value Statements:

We will act honestly, truthfully, and in a trustworthy manner at all times.

We will treat citizens and each other with respect and will perform our duties in a fair and equitable manner.

We will provide leadership for the community by performing our duties in a progressive and innovative manner which sets the example for others to follow.

We will provide supportive, professional services to the community and to city employees.

Problem Solving
We will use sound, innovative problem-solving techniques. We will educate and involve the community to accomplish common goals.

We will accept our law enforcement responsibilities for the community. We will hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for the professional and high quality performance of our duties.

We are proud of our city. This pride is reflected in the energetic, positive manner in which we perform our duties as well as the contributions we provide to the community.

Vision Statement:
The Olathe Police Department is proud to be a part of a growing city and is dedicated to providing our community with diverse law enforcement professionals. We will maintain the highest level of law enforcement professionals who will utilize state-of-the-art equipment to accomplish the community’s law enforcement goals. We will provide law enforcement personnel who take pride in performing their duties in a fair and equitable manner setting a high standard of which our citizens can be proud.