The mission of the York City Police Department is to exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion. We are committed to the prevention of crime, and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.
With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in communities and individuals. We nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.
To fulfill its mission, the York City Police department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and development of its members through effective training and leadership.