Mission and Values

Our Mission
The mission of the Houlton Police Department is to provide the community of Houlton with an open, effective, service oriented Police Organization by promoting a partnership between the people and the police.

Our Values.
Excellence… is our standard. No action or thought will fall below that mark. We provide the highest quality service by utilizing modern technologies and a progressive approach to problem solving, training, growth and improvement.

Fairness… guides us in the performance of our duties. We exercise sound judgment, acting without prejudice or favor, to ensure the equitable treatment of all.

Compassion… governs our actions. We are firm yet caring having the courage to be humble, sincere and understanding in response to others.

Integrity… is the cornerstone of the moral character of the Houlton Police Department. As role models we hold ourselves accountable to the highest degree of honesty, self-discipline and ethical conduct. We preserve and value the trust of those we serve.