Our mission is to provide the highest quality police service to our community and to protect the rights of all guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States, the Laws of the State of Maine, and the Ordinances of the City of Bath.
Statement of Values
We, the Bath Police Department (est. 1831), have dedicated ourselves to public service. By choosing a career in law enforcement we recognize the community holds us to the highest standards of conduct. We will foster public trust through our commitment to the following values:
We will strive to meet the challenge of protecting our citizens and be responsive to the needs of our community. We recognize that to be an effective law enforcement agency, we must have the support and trust of the public. We will welcome and seek an active partnership with the community in carrying out our responsibilities.
Our community has entrusted us with tremendous authority and expects that we will do what is right in matters of personal and professional integrity. We will recognize and respect all people as individuals and will hold ourselves to the highest standards of the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.
We are committed to maintaining an environment that promotes and encourages our long-standing tradition of professionalism. We will promote continued professional development through quality recruitment, education and training. We will recognize the changing needs of our community and will demonstrate the flexibility necessary to meet them. We take great pride in our services and our accomplishments.