On behalf of the men and women of the Washington City Police Department, we welcome you to our website. I hope you find our site helpful to you. Washington City is located in the southwest corner of Utah covering approximately 65 square miles. We have a great climate year round, making Washington City a wonderful place to live and offering a wide variety of recreational activities. The sun never stops shining! Washington City has approximately 21,000 residents and continues to grow at a moderate rate.
Washington City believes the quality of life we all enjoy is directly linked to the partnership we have developed with our community members. We are committed to sharing this responsibility through Community Oriented Policing models. We believe that every city department is part of the solution; we strive to work together in a problem-solving manner. The key is for everyone to get involved, be innovative and creative with the issues that arise in our community. We believe the success of our organization depends on the partnerships we develop in the community, with each of us taking pride in what we do and being the best we can be!
Our agency is an outstanding Police Department because of the dedicated men and women who are committed to maintaining the quality of life we currently enjoy. The Mission Statement for the Washington City Police Department is foremost in the minds of our staff: To Protect and Serve those who reside in, or visit Washington City. Provide Professional and Ethical Law Enforcement, Public Safety, and Traffic Services. We are Committed to Engage the Community and Function as a Team, to achieve our Mission through Integrity, Honesty, and Enthusiasm while Encouraging Innovation and Productivity. Our motto is proudly displayed on our vehicles: Serve with Honor and Respect.
We feel fortunate to have the unwavering support of our entire Team, including Washington City Mayor, Kenneth Neilson; City Manager, Roger Carter; and the City Council members. I also want to thank the men and women of the Washington Police Department for their professionalism, crime reduction efforts, and commitment to our community. Our success as a department is dependent on the support we receive from our community.
Thank you for visiting our website! I welcome your feedback.
Chief of Police