The core values of an organization are those non-negotiable characteristics that exemplify the highest values held by those serving in that organization. The core values of the St Marys Police Department reflect those principles which we hold in the highest regard as we provide law enforcement service delivery to the citizens and visitors to our city. They are
Honor - A standard of values, morals, conduct and actions that merits the high respect of others; a level of distinction earned through courage, dignity and excellence that produces an esteemed reputation.
Integrity - The quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional and ethical standards.
Respect - To feel or show honor or esteem for; to hold in high regard; to consider or treat with deference or dutiful regard.
Courage - The ability to face danger, difficulty, uncertainty, or pain without being overcome by fear or being deflected from a chosen course of action; resoluteness in the face of dangers or challenges; coolness, steadiness, and self-assurance; strength of character and boldness.