Values & Mission Statement

The Skagway Police Department, since its inception, has grown stronger and more proficient. Every Member of the Department is committed to promoting the Department’s standards and goals, which are best expressed through our Value and Mission Statements:


We protect constitutional rights through impartial enforcement of the law. We are dedicated to treating citizens and our employees with dignity, respect and equality.


We adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards. Honesty and sincerity serve as the foundation in dealing with each other and the community. In all we do, we have the courage and commitment to uphold these values.


We will treat all people with compassion, tolerance and dignity by providing professional law enforcement services through highly trained personnel accountable to our community.


We strive to improve the quality of life in partnership with the community. Our commitment is unwavering in the face of the many challenges confronting our officers.


We demand honesty and accountability from every employee. This value fosters community and employee confidence in the Department and allows for an open and honest relationship.

Our Mission

To enhance safety and security through police services, which reflect our compassion and concern for the quality of life of all citizens.