Richard E. Turner
Chief of Police
Gaffney Police Department
The Gaffney Police Department will vigorously perform our mission of public service with the highest ethical standards, pride, integrity, courage, honor, and dignity.
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
Enhanced customer service
Improved public confidence
Personal and professional growth for employees
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.
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.