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

Please take a moment to view our recruiting video highlighting what our community means to us!

  1. Behind the Scenes

    Cornelius Police Citizens Academy

    We are excited to announce that the Cornelius Police Department will now be accepting applications for the Fall 2022 Citizens Academy! Read on...
  2. Now Hiring Patrol Car QR Code

    Now Hiring Police Officers

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