A Message from the Chief

A Message from the Chief of Police

The mission of the Port Arthur Police Department is to protect, serve, and reduce crime in Port Arthur while treating everyone with dignity, respect, professionalism, and privacy when appropriate

In order to realize these goals, the efforts of the Department are to:

  1. Recognize that the spirit of the Port Arthur Police Department is one of helping people and providing assistance at every opportunity.
  2. Enlighten citizens about public safety issues and strive to gain community support in the suppression of criminal activity.
  3. Aggressively respond to criminal activity throughout the City of Port Arthur in a manner consistent with safeguarding the rights of all citizens.
  4. Consistently demand the highest degree of integrity and professionalism from all employees.