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 Mission & Values

​  About Us

  The Eastern Adams Regional Police Department was formed in 1991.  The department provides 24/7/365 police services 
  to Oxford   Township and New Oxford Borough; which are home to more than 7,500 residents.

  • In 1992, the EARP provided police coverage for Berwick and Oxford Townships.
  • In 1998, the Borough of New Oxford joined the EARP and has been a member since that time.
  • The EARP is governed by a police commission which comprises New Oxford Borough and Oxford Township.  
 
Mission Statement  
 
  The mission of the Police Department is to provide leadership to promote individual responsibility and a commitment to improving the community’s quality of life
  through crime control and public safety while serving all people with respect, fairness and compassion.
 
  “We, the Eastern Adams Regional Police Department exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.“We, the Eastern 
  Adams Regional Police Department exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.  We are committed to 
  the prevention of crime, and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and 
  the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.
 
  With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions 
  and fostering a sense of security in communities and individuals. We nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.
 
  To fulfill its mission, the Eastern Adams Regional Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members 
  through effective training and leadership.”
 
 Values Statement
 
  • We Believe in the value and worth of all members of the Eastern Adams Regional Police Department.
  • We Believe our integrity is not negotiable.
  • We Believe we are individually accountable for upholding the values of our organization.
  • We Believe we can best earn respect by first respecting the rights of others.
  • We Believe in striving to achieve the highest moral, ethical and professional standards.
  • We will adapt to the changing future by maintaining partnerships built upon accountability, integrity and respect.