Our Creed and Value Statement
Out Motto: We Serve and Protect
PREAMBLE TO OUR CREED
The shield I wear is a symbol of honor and tradition. It embodies the trust of those whom I am sworn to serve and protect. By wearing this shield I accept this responsibility.
I understand and accept the hazards and dangers which a public safety officer faces.
I understand and accept the challenges that this profession will present to my lifestyle.
I will endeavor to develop skills to be a leader in our community and in our profession.
I will constantly strive to live out the principles outlined in this creed by dedication my personal and professional life to excellence.
As a leader in the Rosemont Public Safety Department I will always serve my community with pride, integrity, and honor.
My loyalty to the department and the community I serve is beyond reproach.
My duty is to safeguard life and property and to protect the innocent against deception, intimidation and violent predators.
I will always hold my personal and professional life as an example to all.
I will always maintain courage in the face of danger and evil.
I will always be honest no matter the consequences.
I will always obey lawful orders.
I will keep things of a confidential nature confidential unless revelation is necessary in the performance of my duty.
I will never permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities, or friendships to influence my decisions.
I will always perform my duties as a public safety officer ethically and with the highest level of professionalism.
I will take responsibility for my actions and those of my fellow public safety officers.
LEADERSHIP MISSION STATEMENT:
The Rosemont Public Safety Department will achieve its leadership mission through members who distinguish themselves as leaders by their ability to earn respect, instill confidence in their subordinates, and strengthen morale by providing vision, accountability, and recognizing individual contributions and achievements.