The Village of Michiana Police Department will attain its goal by the following objectives. We will:
Have innovative, honest, responsive leadership. The staff should never be satisfied with the status quo, but always seek ways to improve all of the department's operations. The staff will set the tone of professionalism, integrity, hard work, receptivity to change, and perfection will be expected.
Provide realistic departmental guidelines and policies.
Recruit and retain the best possible police officers.
Provide quality training for every level of the organization.
Promote police conduct that is responsive and sensitive to the needs of the community.
Require aggressive crime fighting to improve the utilization of patrol and investigative resources in the identification, arrest, and conviction of individuals committing criminal activity within our jurisdiction.
Require a professional work ethic and professional work product by officers engaged in routine police duties, and preliminary and follow-up investigations.
Enhance the role of department personnel in the planning and development process.
Recognize exceptional work by police employees.
Stress the responsibility of all employees to be accountable to the department and the community for all his/her actions.