Mission of the Police Department
The mission of the Anderson Police Department is to maintain social order within the community and to provide a safe social environment for the community with carefully prescribed ethical and constitutional restrictions.
The department protects the right of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace.
Law Enforcement Function
The department serves the people of the City of Anderson by performing the law enforcement function, and it is to these people that the department is ultimately responsible.