Police Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cornelius Police Department is to provide a safe environment in which residents and non-residents can live and work. This mission shall be accomplished by the prompt and fair enforcement of local and state laws. It is therefore, the policy of the Cornelius Police Department to provide honest, fair, and efficient law enforcement to all people within its jurisdiction.

Core Values

These core values represent the essence of behavior, thought and action for this agency:

  • Customer Service that is exemplary
  • Unbiased, fair and honest behavior
  • Ethical conduct beyond reproach
  • Quality decisions that improve conditions
  • Present a professional public image
  • Listen
  1. Now Hiring

    Now Hiring Police Officers

    The Cornelius Police Department is now hiring for Police Officers. Read on...
  2. Dispatch

    Now Hiring Telecommunicators

    The Cornelius Police Department is now hiring for full-time telecommunicators. Read on...
  3. Cornelius Police Take Precautions Amid Growing COVID-19 Concerns

    As concern about the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, the Town of Cornelius has made adjustments to several Town meetings, programs, activities and events. Read on...
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