Police Department

Mission Statement

The Middleton Police Department is a first-class police force that is setting the standard for excellence through professionalism and training.  The members of the Middleton Police Department are committed to providing professional, quality police service to the Town of Middleton. We take the responsibility to maintain order, protect life and property, and to improve the quality of life for all Middleton citizens, members of the community, and visitors. 
Our objective is to maintain a safe and secure environment for all by interacting with the community, emphasizing the control and prevention of crime and providing fair, impartial, and efficient service to the public. By maintaining order, protecting all constitutional freedoms and enforcing the law impartially, we will serve the Town of Middleton and tirelessly strive to accomplish our mission.

Our Vision

It is the vision of the Middleton Police Department to provide within the Town of Middleton a lawful environment where all persons can perform their daily routine at any time free from the fear of any type of harassment, injury, or victimization from the criminal activities of any person or entity.

Values Statement

To demonstrate our commitment to our profession and to the public, the members of the Middleton Police Department subscribe to the following values:
  • Excellence - We are committed to delivering quality police service by recognizing the importance of training, personal effort, teamwork, modern equipment, dedication to duty, and strong professional standards.
  • Fairness - Impartial decisions and policies are the foundation of our interactions. We are consistent in our treatment of all persons. Our actions are tempered with reason and equity.
  • Integrity - We are dedicated to maintaining the highest moral standards by embracing the principles of honesty, trust, and courage.
  • Respect - We recognize the value of our cultural diversity and treat people with kindness, tolerance, and dignity. We protect the rights, liberties, and freedoms as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.
  • Tradition - We honor the legacy of our predecessors and commit ourselves to preserving the rich history of our department’s culture.

The primary responsibilities of the Middleton Police Department are:

  • Prevention of crime
  • Protection of life and property
  • Suppression of criminal activity
  • Apprehension and prosecution of offenders
  • Preservation of public peace