Mission & Core Values

The Weatherford Police Department is directed to preserve law and order and enforce our society's laws and ordinances. It is our mission to create a high quality of life and provide a safe, secure and sanitary environment for the citizens of this community. Our goal shall be to make the City of Weatherford a safer and better city in which to live, work and play.

Core Values
  • We will hold the preservation of life as our most sacred duty.
  • We will always strive to maintain the highest standard of honesty and integrity and will accept nothing less than the truth.
  • We recognize that our mission is to enforce the laws of society. We will do so in a fair and impartial manner always remembering that our role is to resolve problems, not judge or punish.
  • We will honor our police powers and be mindful that they are derived from the people we serve. We will not tolerate abuse of our authority.
  • We will honor and uphold the public trust and be accountable to those we serve.
  • We will respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens, treating them with courtesy and respect and using force only when necessary.
  • We recognize that our personal conduct, both on and off duty, is inseparable from our professional reputation as individuals of the department.
  • We recognize that the origin and responsibility for leadership rests within each member of the department, no matter what our rank or position.
  • We will always strive to expand our personal and professional growth through continued education, training and involvement within our community.
  • We will always remain accountable to one another, our department and the citizens we serve.