Mission Statement

The mission of the Cape May Police Department is to protect and to serve the residents and visitors of the community. In order to accomplish this, we rely on our core values of integrity, honesty, courage, compassion, fairness, and respect. We will provide quality service in an expeditious, compassionate, and professional manner. Through community relationships and a vigorous enforcement of the law, we will improve the quality of life for all citizens, recognizing that the ultimate end of police operations is to ensure a safe community within a democracy. With faith in our society and honor in our work ethic, we will strive to serve with excellence.