Mission Statement

The City of Tonawanda Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and the service we provide. 
We are dedicated to providing safety and improved quality of life to the community we serve. We strive to protect the life and property of all persons in our community.
We believe that all people deserve impartial and fair treatment from our department. We will provide service with understanding and respect the human dignity of all people.
We will strive to maintain and improve the confidence and trust of the people we serve by continually strengthening and expanding the partnerships between the police and the community. We will involve the community in the identification of problems and with the development of solutions.
We will commit ourselves to our own professional development and to those with whom we serve. We will accomplish this through dedication, training and a personal resolve to excel.