It is the mission of the Louisville Metro Police Department to deliver professional,
effective services, fairly and ethically, at all times, to all people, in order to
prevent crime, control crime, and enhance the overall quality of life for citizens
and visitors. We will encourage and promote community involvement on all levels
to achieve these ends.
Making the Community our Primary Focus
We are committed to a police-community partnership in providing the delivery of
police services. We shall accept a leadership role in developing relationships with
the citizens of our community that foster mutual trust and open communications.
Ethical Behavior and Accountability
We shall perform our duties with an unwavering commitment to integrity,
professionalism and dependability. We will be accountable to those we serve for
our decisions and actions.
We embrace honesty and openness with the community as vital to securing the
public’s trust. Without reservation, we will adhere to a code of conduct that
promotes truthfulness and straightforwardness.
Respect for All People
We manifest commitment to justice, equal treatment of individuals, tolerance for
and acceptance of diversity by demonstrating respect for human dignity and
We are committed to the fair and impartial enforcement of all laws. We value
treating all persons equitably and without bias, with the highest regard for