The Malvern Police Department is committed to improving the quality of
life in the City of Malvern by providing exceptionally responsive and efficient
public service that promotes the self-sufficiency, well being, and prosperity of
citizens, employees, business, and our community.
The city philosophy of teamwork and collaboration is the foundation of
our shared values, and our commitment to public service. It is our pledge to
always work to earn our public’s trust.
The Malvern Police Department motto is “Caveo Vivere” which means “For
Life.” This includes guarding life, to provide for life, to give security and to
provide for safety. It also demonstrates each officer’s commitment to the
protection of others, and our willingness to sacrifice to provide for the safety
The Malvern Police Department Mission is “To Protect and Serve”.
To Protect - To protect the citizens and the public from crime and
the fear of crime, to protect all people from the purposeful or negligent
infliction of injury or death, to protect those who are unable to protect
themselves, to protect the Civil Rights of all people, and to protect our
city from the forces of lawlessness.
To protect the property of our city, our citizens, and our businesses from
theft and intentional or negligent damage by others.
To Serve – To serve our city, to serve our citizens, and to serve any
visitor to our city in any way we are able. To give aid and support whenever
possible, and to help those in need in any way we can within the scope
allowed by policy and law.
The Malvern Police Department has adopted six Core Values to guide us
in demonstrating our Motto and accomplishing our mission. All of our policy and
decisions will be weighed against these values to insure the highest quality law
enforcement possible is provided. Our Core Values are:
To be loyal to those whom we serve, to our profession,
to our department, to our city,
and to each other.
To attain the highest possible level of
professionalism by employing intelligent and
caring officers, and through continued training to stay
current on changes in the law
and the latest effective law enforcement techniques. To be
always courteous and
helpful in the performance of our duty.
To be dedicated to our citizens, to our city,
and to our department. To be prepared to
sacrifice for the good of the department or the city,
and to place the needs of others
before our own.
To show genuine concern, care, and empathy for
others, and to have respect for their
feelings and to treat all people with respect and
dignity. To enforce the spirit of the law
as opposed to the letter of the law whenever possible
and to remember there is no
justice without mercy.
To be honest and forthright and meet all of our
ethical and moral standards. To have the
moral courage to do what is right without regard for our
personal opinions or feelings.
Commitment to excellence. Commitment to
professionalism and quality performance of
duty. Commitment to our mission of “To Protect and Serve.”