Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Tom Weisner

Aurora Police Department

Mission Statement

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

Aurora police pride graphicOur Visions and 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.

Integrity guides our actions and relationships with the community. We are worthy of the public’s and each other’s 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.