The Tawas Police Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all those we serve by protecting life and property, providing the opportunity for a peaceful and safe existence, free from fear, with highly trained, skilled, and compassionate staff.
Integrity and Ethics: To always have uncompromising standards and do the right thing regardless of the consequences.
Impartial: To be fair and respectful, treat everyone as equal, and listen with unbiased ears.
Friendly: To always be aware of one’s image and willing to humble oneself.
Passion: To lay aside all outside distractions to do our job and provide service to our community that exceeds expectations.
Teamwork: To function as a team without personal gain or motive, establish partnerships with our peers and colleagues, and cooperate with others to accomplish the mission.
Pride and Respect: In ourselves, our department, and our community.
The Tawas Police Department strives to serve the community with the highest level of professionalism, consistent with the core values to improve the quality of life for its citizens.