The Chester Police Department is open 24-hours a day, year round and responds to approximately 4,900 calls for service per month. The Department offers additional services to the community, taking a proactive approach to crime prevention in Chester.
Chester Police Department
160 East 7th Street
3rd & 4th Floors
"The Chester Police Department, as an integral part of the community, is committed to protect the lives, property, and rights of all people; to maintain order; and to enforce the law impartially. The Department seeks to provide quality police service in partnership with other members of the community. To fulfill that mission, the Department will strive to attain the highest degree of ethical behavior and professional conduct at all times"
We are members of an elite and highly trained profession: law enforcement. We will conduct ourselves in a manner that is consistent with professional standards. These standards include the adherence to our Mission Statement and our Core Values. We hold ourselves and each other accountable for our actions. Professionalism means having an organizational and personal set of standards for performance. We aspire to high ideals: honor, respect, compassion, communication, leadership, and responsibility.
We strive to adhere to moral and ethical principles and for a consistency of action which is value-based, as our standard. We seek to conduct ourselves in a manner that gains the trust and respect of those we serve. We are of strong character, possessing the personal values and mental and emotional attributes that enable us to make both ethical and legal decisions and to empathize with others. We do what is right not because it brings us personal recognition, but because it is the right thing to do. Moral courage is the adherence to professionalism and integrity, no matter how convenient it may be to do otherwise. As Law Enforcement Officers we aspire to these standards.
We consider police work to be among the most notable of professions. We understand and believe in the social value of the profession and derive personal and professional satisfaction from the effective performance of police duties. We have pride in ourselves and our service to the community.