The City of Natchez Police Department's mission is to prevent
crime and maintain order while affording dignity and respect to all
individuals; to protect lives and property while safe guarding
constitutional guarantees, committed to the delivery of police
services in the most efficient, fairest, responsive and ethical
manner possible to impartially enforce all laws and ordinances,
while enhancing the quality of life for all citizens through new and
innovative approaches to problem solving and crime prevention; with
a sensitivity to the priorities and needs of the people; and to
promote professionalism and pride among employees of the City of
Natchez Police Department.
From the Chief’s
The purpose of the
Natchez Police Department is to create and maintain public safety.
Although many variables contribute to the definition of safety in a
community, the Department is committed to the vision of being one of
the safest communities in the state by improving the quality of life
for members or our community through proactive crime-prevention
tactics and aggressive response to criminal activity.
Natchez Police officers take pride in representing an
inclusive department, which represents the community, with high
professional standards of integrity guided by the letter and spirit
of the law, and the law enforcement code of ethics. Officers are
required to be compassionate and responsive to the needs, rights,
and expectations of all citizens, employees, and visitors.
Crime prevention is accomplished through active
participation between the community and the police department with
programs such as Neighborhood Watch, the
Citizens Police Academy, Public Housing Officers, the
D.A.R.E. program, and School Resource Officers.
together we can make Natchez an even better place in which
We are an Equal Opportunity
It is the policy
of the City of Natchez to employ positive practices designed to
ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without
regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin,
disability or veteran's status.