City of Waynesboro Police Department - Mission

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The mission of the Waynesboro Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to enhance the quality of life of our citizens.   We intend to accomplish this goal by providing a professional, compassionate, well trained, and adequately equipped department to protect and serve our citizens.   It is our goal to provide an ethical and professional service to our community and guests, enforcing the law fairly and impartially with integrity and professionalism to ensure peace without oppression, while maintaining compassion for the diverse needs of our residents and visitors.


Our department focuses on the perseveration of human life and strives to sustain a high quality of life for our citizens.

The Waynesboro Police Department has a high code of conduct and ethics. We expect our officers to conduct themselves professionally and to always treat our citizens and visitors with respect.

We believe if we work hard to provide all of these values to our community we will earn the trust bestowed upon us by our citizens. We dedicate our lives to protect and serve our community and visitors.

Our vision is to build a strong community trust in order to build a foundation of confidence and respect in our department. We intend to preserve and strengthen community bonds, and to continue to serve the community with an exceptional professional service with integrity, honesty, and compassion.

City of Waynesboro, Tennessee
P.O. Box 471
122 Public Square East
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-5458
(931) 722-9109