Chad Nelson #122
Chief of Police
Chief Nelson's Mission Statement

-REALIZING THAT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ALONE CANNOT CONTROL CRIME,
BUT MUST ACT IN CONCERT  WITH THE COMMUNITY AND THE REST OF THE CRIMINAL
JUSTICE SYSTEM.

IN ACHIEVING THIS MISSION, THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GARRETT POLICE DEPARTMENT
WILL CONDUCT THEMSELVES IN AN ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER. THEY WILL:

-RESPECT AND PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF CITIZENS AS DETERMINED BY THE LAW;

-TREAT CITIZENS AND THEIR FELLOW EMPLOYEES COURTEOUSLY AND WITH THE SAME
AMOUNT OF DIGNITY OF WHICH THEY WISH TO BE TREATED THEMSELVES;

-BE EXAMPLES OF HONESTY AND INTEGRITY IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL LIVES,
THERE BY EARNING THE PUBLIC TRUST;

-PERFORM THEIR DUTY WITH THE KNOWLEDGE THAT PROTECTION OF LIVES AND PROPERTY
OF ALL CITIZENS IS THEIR PRIMARY DUTY; AND

-COMPLY WITH THE SPIRIT AND LETTER OF THE DEPARTMENTAL RULES AND REGULATIONS.