Mission Statement

Columbus Division of Police Shield


Guided by the Constitution, our Core Values, and steadfast adherence to ethical conduct, we are in service to safeguard the lives, property, and rights of all.


The Columbus Division of Police will contribute to a safer city by valuing its employees and the community it serves. The Division will be dedicated to embracing change, building relationships, and treating all with dignity while upholding the law.

Core Values (P.R.I.D.E.)


Demonstrating excellence in our words and actions through leadership, cooperation, dedication, and attention to detail.


Expressing empathy and demonstrating appreciation for human dignity, diversity, and individual rights while holding reverence for human life above all else.


Consistently demonstrating honesty, transparency, and ethical behavior and accepting responsibility for our actions.


Exhibiting proper conduct and demonstrating commitment to training and organizational standards, even in the face of adversity.


Serving with compassion and a sense of urgency while embracing a spirit of collaboration to make a difference in our community.