Values of the Department
Our highest commitment is toward protecting life.
1. We consider protecting life our highest priority.
2. Our firearms policy reflects this commitment to protect life. We use deadly force only when it is necessary to save life of a citizen or police officer or to prevent great bodily injury when absolutely no other viable option is available.
We are Committed to Providing the Highest Quality of Public Service.
1. We seek to employ servants rather than soldiers.
2. All citizens will have equal access to police services.
3. We Care about citizen satisfaction with the kind of service rendered.
We Hold Fast to Democratic Values in Performing Our Mission.
1. The democratic way of life is an important part of our mission and we will protect that way of life.
2. We will not violate the law in pursuit of our police objectives.
Community Partnership is Essential.
1. We value working with New Llano's diverse community citizens, to ensure the safety and security of all our neighborhoods.
2. We will treat all people with respect and professionalism.
We Value Organizational Growth
1. We strive to create an environment that focuses on solving problems through teamwork, participation, cooperation and enthusiasm fostered by decisive, professional leaders who support creativity and innovation.
The New Llano Police Department was established along with the Town of New Llano in 1942. The New Llano Police Department is composed of six full time patrol officers , par-time patrol officers, reserve officers and five communication / police dispatchers, all committed to the protection of the New Llano community.
The mission of the New Llano Police Department, in partnership with the community, is to protect life and property, to understand and serve the needs of the Town's neighborhoods and to improved the quality of life by building the capacities to maintain order, resolve problems and apprehend criminals in a manner that is professional and consistent with the law and reflective of shared community values.
A community free from crime and disorder remains an in-achieved ideal; never the less, consistent with the values of a free society, achieving this ideal must be the primary goal of this department.
We strive to promote efficiency throughout the department, while recognizing each person our members come in contact with is an individual, and must not be subject to impartial treatment.
We wish to work with members of this community without regard to color, race, or beliefs.
The officers of this department are part of the community, and not a separate entity.
Training, discipline, and ultimately professionalism are the goals of the department that we will continue to achieve. Every officer and civilian employee, will remain committed to providing professional quality of service and protection for this community.