We shall preserve and protect the safety and well being of all individuals in the City of Goddard through compassionate public service. We shall project through our actions the pinnacle of integrity, honor, fairness and compassion to those we serve.
The City of Goddard, Kansas is located just west of Wichita along U.S. Highway 54/400 in Sedgwick County and has a population of approximately 4,700. Residents enjoy a tranquil small town environment with a low crime rate. The majority of crime reported is property and financial related (i.e. theft, insufficient fund and forged checks, etc.).
The Goddard Police Department has an authorized staff of 13 full-time officers. All of our officers are Kansas Certified Law Enforcement officers and have graduated from either the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or an accredited Law Enforcement Training Center.
The Goddard Police Department is committed to being a model agency in professionalism, integrity and pride. The police department's mission statement and core values statement show the agencies commitment to the citizens it serves.
The core values statement consist of and an acronym of PRIDE, which stands for the following:
Pride - To demonstrate pride in my agency and chosen profession through my actions and appearance.
Respect - To show respect for individuals I come into contact with on a daily basis.
Integrity - To demonstrate integrity in all I do.
Duty - To uphold my sworn duty and responsibility.
Ethics - To be ethical in my decisions and conduct.