Mission StatementThe Westminster Police Department (WPD) is responsible for providing full-service law enforcement and public safety-related services to its citizens and visitors. In operation 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, WPD is in partnership with the community, striving to preserve peace and provide a safe environment by preventing crime, protecting life, liberty, and property, enforcing laws in a fair, impartial, and complete manner, and detecting crime and apprehending criminals.
The city is served by 44 sworn police officers, who provide patrol, traffic control, K-9 and bike patrol, educational programs, and criminal and narcotic investigations. Our Communications Division and support staff is made up of 13 non-sworn members and is dedicated to outstanding public service.
Through mutual respect, education, leadership, and supervision, the WPD brings into focus moral and ethical standards, including integrity, fairness, and service.
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