Mission Statement

The mission of the Elizabeth Police Department is to provide professional law enforcement and crime prevention services with compassion, dignity, and proficiency. The agency’s guiding principles are essential in supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States equally, for all. 

The Elizabeth Police Department is committed to preserving life, protecting property, enforcing the law, and relentlessly fighting crime while reducing fear of criminal activity. In partnership with the diverse communities we serve, we seek to maintain the peace, safeguard the well-being of the community, and enhance quality of life throughout the City of Elizabeth.