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Monday, March 14, 2011

New Mission Statement


Chief of Police Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the new Mission Statement of the Amherst Police Department. Written by Sergeant Jesus Arocho and Patrolman Yvonne Molin, the updated statement replaces one that was written in the 1990's. The new statement emphasizes the importance of our relationship with the community to ensure our success. Great job Sgt. Arocho and Ptlm. Molin!


The Amherst Police Department values the dedication and integrity of each member of our department. We value the diversity of our community and are grateful for the confidence they have in us. We strive to protect the safety, rights and property of every person within the town of Amherst. We are committed to the enforcement of laws, preservation of order and improving the quality of life within our community. We do so in partnership with our community while holding ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards.

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