Guiding Principles

The Moorestown Police Department will be guided by our core principles in the quest of fulfilling our mission.  Our core principles are:

​COMPASSION
​Recognizing and responding with genuineness to the needs of those who are concerned for their safety, requiring information, or are unable to provide for themselves.

​ETHICS
​Building trust with our community through honesty and integrity in our decisions.  Create an atmosphere of mutual understanding between employees, management and the community.

​INTEGRITY
​We are committed to high standards of trust, responsibility and discipline while delivering justice in a fair and impartial manner.  We will earn the trust, respect and support of our community through the active partnership, involvement and service to the people we serve.

​LEADERSHIP
​Empowering all Department employees to work with our citizens to solve community problems by granting the authority and discretion to act for the betterment of the community.  We are invested in our community and seek to be a part of the Township we serve.

​PROFESSIONALISM
​We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our employees are dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.  We promote a collaborative environment for sharing information, resources, assistance and expertise.