The Marshall Police Department mission is to preserve public safety and quality of life
within the City of Marshall, to respond effectively to the changing needs of the community,
and to promote mutual respect between the Police Department and the people we serve.
To preserve a high quality of life and feeling of safety for the City's diverse population, all members of the Marshall Police Department are committed to serve with professionalism, respect and concern for the community. To optimize the use of police resources, the Marshall Police Department balances firm and quick response to all forms of crime with community problem solving and crime prevention approaches. The Marshall Police Department is mission-oriented in all of its priorities and activities.
The Marshall Police Department's philosophy and work processes reflect modern, quality law enforcement concepts and technology, involving every member of the Marshall Police Department in an effort to continually improve all areas of administration and operations. Quality leadership at all levels reflects the Marshall Police Department's commitment to a strong work ethic, while valuing diversity, promoting effective learning, enhancing and maintaining flexibility.
The Marshall Police Department constantly strives for effectiveness in preventing and fighting crime, for effective collaboration with other city departments, and for providing leadership and support for regional law enforcement efforts. To this end, the Marshall Police Department recruits, hires, trains, supports and retains qualified personnel as sworn and civilian members of a progressive law enforcement agency.