About The Aurora Illinois Police department

Mission Statement


We will enhance the quality of life in Aurora through innovation, partnerships and dedicated service to our community.

Our Visions & Values


Public service is our most important priority. We must actively contribute to the welfare of Aurora by improving the quality of life and by addressing the reality and perception of crime.

Respect must be given to all individuals. We are committed to treating everyone with respect and dignity.
PRIDE - Public Service. Respect. Integrity. Dedication. Empowerment.
Integrity guides our actions and relationships with the community. We are worthy of the public's and each others trust.

Dedication to the police profession improves our standard of excellence. The Aurora Police Department must be at the forefront of organization and employee excellence through training, technology, innovation and leadership.

Empowerment of our employees and the community is central to what we do. Employees must have the freedom to identify problems and develop solutions. We value the delegation of authority and responsibility and embrace accountability. We must embody a shared purpose with our community in an atmosphere of partnership.