Our Vision Statement
The vision of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department is to be a progressive premier law enforcement agency that is committed to the positive growth and safety of our city. We will be transparent, balanced, fair and effective. We will pursue efforts to be engaged with our community. We will ensure that our team members are well-equipped, educated and dedicated to professionalism. We will demonstrate the highest standards of performance and best policing practices while ensuring effective partnerships with our citizens, visitors, peers and other stakeholders.
Our Mission Statement
Our mission is to build and sustain mutual partnerships with our community and peers. To ensure that our city is safe and to protect all lives and property. To reduce the fear of crime, and to enhance public safety at all levels. We will do this by maintaining order, and committing ourselves to improving the quality of life for all residents and visitors of the City of Roanoke Rapids.
The first letter of these core values spells SHIELD. The shield throughout history is a proven symbol of stability, longevity, tradition, and strength. We wear a shield over our hearts and it signifies our devotion to protecting and serving. We will operate each day under the direction of these core values. We will institute a motto of, “Strength and Justice!”