Mission Statement, Values and Vision

Mission Statement

Working in partnership with the community, the members of the Ypsilanti Police Department are dedicated to improving the quality of life and providing a safe environment within the community and the organization.

Ypsilanti Police Department Values


We believe that our actions will be morally sound and honest, adhering to a clear set of morals principals, guiding values, and ethical practices.


We believe through dedication to the community and other organizations, we will move forward to achieve our mission and goals.


We believe in demonstrating confidence, preparedness, ability, and skill to achieve mutual respect within the organization and community.


We believe in showing concern and empathy for others by being open minded, caring, and unbiased, whereby we place public service above our own personal interest.


The Department and its members shall strive to be a dynamic organization that is devoted to service excellence in making our city a safer and healthier place to live, work and play.