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Protect and Serve

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Our MISSION shapes our today.

Our VISION prepares us for tomorrow.

Mission

To protect people and property.

Vision

To provide professional and responsive public safety service to all residents and guests of our territory.

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Department Objectives

The primary objective of the Virgin Islands Police Department is to protect the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possession, and to live in peace. The Department serves the people of the Virgin Islands by performing law enforcement and public safety functions in a professional manner, and it is to the people of the Virgin Islands that the Department is ultimately responsible.

The Department is empowered by statute to perform certain law enforcement and order maintenance functions while recognizing the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons. The functions of the Police Department may be appropriately categorized as Department objectives. The objectives to which the Department are committed are:

  • Prevention of Crime
  • Deterrence of Crime
  • Apprehension of Offenders
  • Recovery and Return of Property
  • Movement of Traffic
  • Public Safety
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