Mission & Values

Mission Statement

  • The mission of the Woodland Police Department is to preserve the peace and protect the public through strong community partnerships and effective policing.

Four Core Values:


We are committed to the highest standards of honesty and ethical conduct, which are the pillars of our profession.

Compassionate Service

We will be mindful of the humanistic needs of our diverse community by showing empathy, respect and responsiveness.

Community Relations

We will have a comprehensive community relations program to enhance visibility and trust, reduce crime and empower the public.


We value dedication, accountability and clear direction.  We will achieve professionalism through teamwork, creativity, transparency and continuous education.