Organizational Values

Service Excellence

We do all we can to ensure we deliver the best possible service to our internal and external citizens/communities through smart, well trained, humble, dedicated, competent, hard working, safe members. We are active participants in the communities where we live and work.

Embrace Diversity

Recognizing the value of diversity helps us to work together as a team to serve our community. We are dedicated to reflecting and respecting diversity throughout our organization.

Integrity & Honesty

We value the public’s trust and are committed to honest and ethical behavior. We hold ourselves accountable to these values. We believe in a personal commitment to the organization and the community. Self-discipline is the foundation for managing behavior.

Team Work

We seek out and value the input and opinions of members at all levels of the organization. Teamwork is the building block that drives the department’s labor/management process. We work as a team to cooperate locally, regionally, and nationally to improve service to the public and maintain a safe, effective work environment. We believe that members have a responsibility to mentor others.


We recognize the value of change in responding to and meeting the ever-evolving needs of our citizens and members. We are committed to seeking out effective methods and progressive thinking towards change. We recognize the value of ongoing education and training.

Honor & Respect

We are a Fire Department family. We are committed and accountable to each other because our lives depend on it. We value the role each member plays in our organization. We respect those that came before us and will strive to make the organization better for those who follow.


We believe communication is essential to the cohesiveness and performance of our organization. We are committed to provide an effective and responsive means of communication throughout the organization and community.