Norton shall be a community where all can live safely and without fear, protected by a police department with the highest ethical and professional standards. We are dedicated to maintaining the community’s high quality of life & safety by recognizing and adjusting to the changing needs of our community. We pledge in partnership with our citizens to always work towards resolving problems and addressing needs with excellence, initiative and integrity.
The Mission of the Police Department is to work towards creating a high quality of life for Norton residents by actively working with citizens, elected and appointed officials and other government agencies to reduce crime and to protect the lives and property of the citizens from criminal acts.
In order to accomplish our mission, we will concentrate our efforts on cooperative and proactive crime prevention measures, engage in visible and directed patrol to deter crime; and we will utilize initiative, systematic investigative techniques and available technologies to identify, apprehend and bring to justice criminal offenders.
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES: