Our Vision and Mission

GPD Vision

Gainesville is a safe and healthy community.

GPD Mission

Together as a community we foster order, safety and freedom.


  • Maximize the safety of our citizens and our workforce.
  • Strengthen public trust and confidence by serving all people with dignity, fairness and respect.
  • Work in partnership with our stakeholders promoting community safety and health.
  • Perpetuate a proactive management approach to crime prevention.
  • Continue to develop a professional, ethical and skilled workforce.
  • Build a community-focused workforce representative of the public we serve.
  • Foster effective communication predicated on our employees, volunteers and citizens being our most valuable resource.