Inside the Woodland Police Department

Mission Statement

Since 1871 the Police Department has aimed to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Woodland by administrating programs which prevent, investigate, solve and ultimately decrease crime. The mission of the Woodland Police Department is to preserve the peace and protect the public through strong community partnerships and effective policing.

Police Department Building

Four Core Values

  • Community Relations: We will have a comprehensive community relations program to enhance visibility and trust, reduce crime and empower the public.
  • Compassionate Service: We will be mindful of the humanistic needs of our diverse community by showing empathy, respect and responsiveness.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest standards of honesty and ethical conduct, which are the pillars of our profession.
  • Professionalism: We value dedication, accountability and clear direction. We will achieve professionalism through teamwork, creativity, transparency and continuous education.