San Antonio Police Department
Mission Statement

Our Mission

The San Antonio Police Department is dedicated to improving the quality of life by creating a safe environment in partnership with the people we serve. We act with integrity to reduce fear and crime while treating all with respect, compassion, and fairness.

Our Vision

To be the premier law enforcement agency by building trust, creating partnerships, and sharing leadership within the San Antonio Police Department and the community for a safer San Antonio.

Our Guiding Principles


We Have Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable and demand the highest level of ethical and moral standards from all. We are role models, acting with courage and building trust within the organization


We Are Respectful • Mutual respect is the foundation for every interaction. We value diversity and encourage open communication by treating everyone with dignity and fairness.


We Are Compassionate •  Compassion guides our actions as we care for one another. We treat people with kindness and respect while working for the benefit of all.


We Are Fair • We are committed to consistently treating people in a courteous and impartial manner.

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