Police

The Forest Grove Police Department is guided by the inputs of our citizens, the Forest Grove Vision Statement, and the goals of the Forest Grove City Council as we strive to meet our community's public safety needs. We are constantly reminded of the unique service we provide to this community and the opportunities we have to make Forest Grove a place where families and businesses thrive.



Core Values

The core values and governing principles of the Forest Grove Police Department are:

  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Humility
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • Justice
  • Innovation

We strive to embody these values in the work of our staff. These values represent a compass by which we can gauge our effectiveness in delivering service to our clients - the public.

Our Commitment

In addition to providing traditional law enforcement services, the Forest Grove Police Department attempts to proactively identify public safety issues in collaboration with community members.

We are committed to continual improvement and understand that improvement cannot take place without feedback and strong partnerships with our community. In that effort, we welcome your comments as we seek new and innovative ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our organization.

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