Community Policing

Philosophy & Mission Statement

We, the Merriam Police Department, are a community oriented police department. We are committed to providing the highest quality of police services by empowering our employees to work co-actively with the community toward the goal of improving the quality of life within Merriam. We pledge to maintain the highest level of respect for an individual’s rights and human dignity.

Our purpose is to provide safety and security for all persons within our city with responsive and professional services utilizing compassion and concern. Our mission is accomplished within the moral and legal standards of our community, through a partnership of the community and the employees of the Merriam Police Department.