Connect: build trust within the community by being honest, transparent, and continually grow relationships with our citizens, visitors, and business community.
Serve: provide ethical, responsible, and professional police services.
Impact: make a positive difference by working with our citizens, community, and other city departments on quality of life issues, reducing crime, and reducing the fears of crime.
We, the men and women of the Palm Bay Police Department, esteem these values as a blueprint for everything we do in service to our community.
We value protecting and preserving the Constitutional Rights of the people, and the fair and impartial enforcement of the law.
We value treating all people with courtesy, respect, dignity and compassion. We value and nurture the trust we earn through honesty and excellence in service.
We value our employees and their contributions as the strength of the organization in order to build a trusting and enjoyable work environment. We value the accountability and personal responsibility for the actions of our employees.
We value a police/community partnership as the responsible approach to maintaining social order and controlling crime.
United in a spirit of teamwork, the Palm Bay Police Department will be an open, friendly, and community-minded organization devoted to quality public service, unyielding in purpose and dedicated to live by values reflecting a genuine desire to care for the safety and well-being of the public.
Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear that I will support, protect and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States, the State of Florida, and the Charter of the City of Palm Bay; that I am duly qualified to hold office and that I will well and faithfully perform the duties of Police Officer, upon which I am now about to enter. So help me God."
Oath of Honor
On my honor,
I will never betray my badge,
my integrity, my character,
or the public trust.
I will always have
the courage to hold myself
and others accountable for our actions.
I will always uphold the
Constitution and Community I serve.