Mission Statement


The Fayetteville Police department exists to serve the community by protecting life and property; by preventing crime; by enforcing the laws; and by maintaining order for all citizens. Central to our mission are the values that guide our work and decisions and help to contribute to the quality of life in Fayetteville.  Our values are characteristics, or qualities of worth. They are non-negotiable. Although we may need to balance them, we will never ignore them for the sake of expediency or personal preference. we hold our values constantly before us to teach and remind us and the community we serve of our ideals.  They are the foundation upon which our policies, goals and operations are built.

In fulfilling our mission, we need the support of citizens, elected representatives, and city officials in order to provide the quality of service our values commit us to providing. We, the men and women of the Fayetteville Police Department, value:

  • Human Life
  • Integrity
  • Laws and constitution
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Problem solving
  • Cooperation
  • Ourselves