The San Jose Police Department is a dynamic, progressive and professional organization dedicated to maintaining community partnerships which promote a high quality of life for the City's diverse population. The Department is committed to treating all people with dignity, fairness and respect, protecting their rights and providing equal protection under the law.
To Promote public safety
To prevent, suppress, and investigate crimes
To provide emergency and non-emergency services
To create and maintain strong community partnerships
To adapt a multidisciplinary approach to solving community problems
To develop and promote a diverse, professional workforce