The Mission of the Tonkawa Police Department is “To Protect and Serve:” to protect with vigilance the safety, rights, property, and peace of all, and to serve with compassion and excellence, striving to provide aid and support to any and all in need. It is the vision of the Tonkawa Police Department to provide exemplary community oriented policing services; creating partnerships and problem solving strategies that promote safety, security, and well-being for all.
Integrity – We will always do what is legally, ethically, and morally right.
Honor – We will always remain faithful to our Oath of Honor, and the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.
Courage – We will maintain the mental, moral, and physical strength to face any fear, danger, or temptation.
Trust – We swear to continually seek and earn the trust of those we are sworn to serve, and we place our faith in the community’s support for professional, compassionate police services.
The Tonkawa Police Department is committed to providing quality, professional service to all members of the community. We will do our best to recognize individuals who provide exemplary service. Community members and visitors to Tonkawa are invited to share their positive experience by submitting a commendation. This may be done by turning in a written letter to our City Manager, Kirk Henderson.