Core Values

Code of Ethics

Commitment to Community

We will provide a high level of Customer Service at all times. We will work courteously with other town, state and federal agencies to provide the highest level of service to our residents, businesses and visitors.

Honesty and Integrity

We are committed to the enforcement of laws and the preservation of order and property. We are honest, truthful, and consistent in our words and actions, and therefore worthy of the public’s trust. We will seek the highest levels of Ethical and Moral Conduct in all our on-duty and off-duty activities.


We treat the public and our colleagues with courtesy and respect. We value professionalism and a team effort to provide effective public safety services. We will strive for the courage and assurance to see the mission through.


The Thornton Police Department hires and promotes persons of good character based on the credence that actions and decisions ingrained in good character will always have positive results.