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Our Mission Statement
Our strategic direction for the Tyler Police Department is to improve the quality of life by providing professional police service through a community partnership. 

Our Values

We the members of the Tyler Police Department hold the following values to be of the utmost importance in the commission of our duties:

  • Importance of people as individuals and as a vital part of the Department.
  • Superior quality service.
  • Closeness to the Community.
  • Responsiveness to the Citizens needs.
  • Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.



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We are looking for individuals who enjoy challenges and are committed to being their very best! The Tyler Police Department is an innovative department, which strives as a team to meet the needs of the citizens of Tyler. If you can accept this challenge, we have a promising career waiting for you"  read more



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Chief Gary M. Swindle