A Message From Chief Lisa Vargas
to the Shrewsbury Police Department website. The police
department is an award winning, internationally accredited law
enforcement agency. It is a full-service organization dedicated
to responding to the needs of our community. We are committed to
providing exceptional police services in a manner that is
responsive to community concerns. Because our citizens and
public service employees work so well together, the City of
Shrewsbury continues to be one of the most attractive and safest
communities in the entire metropolitan area.
We hope you find the information on our website to be
informative and useful. Please do not hesitate to contact us if
we can be of service to you.
The members of the Shrewsbury
Police Department are committed to excellence in leadership and to
providing progressive, proactive services in a professional,
efficient and effective manner. The department seeks to involve
the community as a partner in developing a comprehensive strategy
to resolve public safety issues and to enhance the quality of life
within the City of Shrewsbury.
We, the Shrewsbury Police
Department, exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with
respect, fairness and compassion.
We are committed to the prevention
of crime and the protection of life and property; the preservation
of peace, order and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances
and; the safeguarding of Constitutional guarantees.
With customer service as our
foundation, we are driven by goals to investigate problems as well
as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security
in neighborhoods and individuals. It is our goal to develop a
partnership with all members of our community.
We build and maintain public trust
by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and
ethics. To fulfill its mission, the Shrewsbury Police Department
is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the
development of its members through effective training and