The mission of the Nottingham Police Department is:
To protect the lives and property of the public,
To detect and deter criminal activity,
To respond safely and promptly to requests by the public for aid and assistance,
To objectively and impartially investigate all complaints,
To objectively and impartially initiate prosecutions,
To exhibit professionalism and courtesy to the public and to fellow department and town employees.
We will adhere to the highest ethical standards and accept responsibility for our decisions and actions.
We will treat all employees, offenders and the public with fairness, honesty, consideration and respect while recognizing individual diversity.
We will be firm, fair, and consistent in the performance of our duties and responsibilities. As positive role models, we will take pride in maintaining the quality of service through our performance, appearance and continued education and training. We will instill trust and teamwork by providing support to fellow employees and promoting cooperation and effective communication.