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Gaffney Police Department - 201 North Limestone Street - Gaffney, SC - (864) 489-8115

Richard E. Turner
Chief of Police

Gaffney Police Department

Mission Statement

The Gaffney Police Department will vigorously perform our mission of public service with the highest ethical standards, pride, integrity, courage, honor, and dignity.


Vision Statement

We will strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve the quality of life".
The Gaffney Police Department has adopted the following vision.
To provide the environment for the Gaffney Police Department’s efforts to result in:

Reduction of crime and fear of crime

Maximum efficiency

Enhanced customer service

Improved public confidence

Personal and professional growth for employees

Adopted Values


Maintain service as our primary goal, while vigorously pursuing those who commit crimes.


Ensure that community responsiveness and the prevention of crime shall always be the hallmark of this organization.

Provide courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of all the people we serve.


Involve the community in policing activities that directly affect the quality of community life.


Encourage public input regarding Law Enforcement needs within their community.

Remain committed to a shared and open relationship of involvement with all segments of our community.

Adopted Values

(Within Department)

Manage our resources carefully and effectively.


Seek the input of employees into matters that affect job satisfaction and effectiveness.


Strive to maintain the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in all our members and activities.