Thank you for visiting the City of La Palma Police Department web page and for taking the time to explore the various department links and services that are provided to the community. Public safety is a priority for every community, but it takes more than just having officers enforcing laws, it starts with our core beliefs about our purpose and noble cause.
Our guiding organizational principle is, “Mission First, People Always”.
Mission First defines our purpose. Our Mission is simple in words but complex in practice; to make La Palma the safest city in America. We foster an organizational philosophy of being public servants, people of action driven by and united around a noble cause. We safeguard lives and property to enhance the quality life for everyone in the community.
People Always defines the Department’s method for accomplishing our mission. We are a principle centered organization that practices on a daily basis the concepts of internal and external customer service. Principles such as integrity and compassion drive our focus, which is to serve the community of La Palma in an effective, personable, and just manner.
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