The mission of the Farmers Branch Police Department is to assure each citizen the opportunity to enjoy life in peace and free from criminal acts. Through a commitment to work in partnership with the citizens to provide courteous, professional services, the department will fairly and impartially carry out the mission with pride.
The Farmers Branch Police Department has recognized status with the Texas Police Chiefs Association's Best Practices Recognition Program. Being recognized means that the agency meets or exceed all of the identified best practices for Texas Law Enforcement. These Best Practices cover aspects of law enforcement operations such as use of force, protection of citizen rights, pursuits, property and evidence management, patrol operations, and investigative operations.
Police Department Core Values
The Farmers Branch Police Department places pride in developing relationships with the community. The police department believes that by practicing the principles of community oriented policing, the police department will best achieve a feeling of security in the community.
The Farmers Branch Police Department respects and values the dignity and worth of all persons, recognizing that diversity enriches the community.
The Farmers Branch Police Department remains an innovative and progressive organization through leadership, education, and technology in partnership with the Farmers Branch community.
The Farmers Branch Police Department holds individual’s rights to constitutional protection sacred, and places the highest value on preserving life. The Police Department is accountable and responsive to the Farmers Branch community.
The Farmers Branch Police Department strives for excellence through the effective and efficient use of resources, which promotes teamwork and the empowerment of employees at all levels.