It is the mission of the Newmarket Police Department to provide efficient law enforcement services to all citizens and to effectively protect property through professional standards, progressive training, operational planning and team commitment consistent with departmental policies and values in order to enhance the quality of life within the Town of Newmarket.
Officers and employees of the Newmarket Police Department shall possess the following character traits, qualities and principles in order to achieve a law enforcement purpose.
Officers and employees shall possess unquestionable character and honesty in performing their duties, functions and responsibilities.
Officers and employees shall possess uncompromising motivation and work ethic in order to achieve goals and objectives and to meet reasonable department expectations.
Officers and employees shall be loyal and committed to the residents of the community and provide the best possible law enforcement services.
Officers and employees shall be competent and vigilant in their decision-making and problem-solving abilities while projecting an image of dignity for the department.
The Newmarket Police Department shall strive to establish a widely respected law enforcement agency among its peers and the general public. This shall be accomplished through accepted police practices, methods, tactics and techniques. The department shall preserve the highest ideals of professional policing. The department shall execute enforcement action with a pro-active philosophy and with appropriate discretion in order to deter criminal activity, bring criminals to justice and to produce positive results within Constitutional parameters and statutory obligations.