The mission of the Clermont Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Clermont by working cooperatively with the community to enforce the law, prevent crime, and reduce fear.
We will perform our duties with incontestable integrity and honor, always conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public trust. We will be an effective and efficient deterrent to crime in Clermont, united in our effort to make our City a better place to live and work. We will be a Department that carries out its responsibilities in a caring and courteous manner, always mindful of the dignity and human rights of all individuals. We will be a model law enforcement agency, accredited by the State. We are committed to rewarding our employees for creativity, hard work, and being responsive to the needs of our community. We will treat our employees and our citizens with dignity and respect, continually striving to meet their needs. We will operate with fiscal prudence as we effectively manage our resources, while providing the highest level of service and protection to our citizens.
DEPARTMENT CORE VALUES:
- Courage: Not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it. Bravery to face danger.
- Honor: To bring credit to the profession of law enforcement by maintaining an excellent reputation and good standing.
- Integrity: The standard of always doing the right thing. Being honest and having strong moral principles.
- Professionalism: Striving for excellence in all we do by using the highest level of skill and ethical judgment.
- Service Above Self: Service above our own self-interests.
BICYCLE TRAFFIC LAW
There is only one road and it is up to bicyclists and motorists to treat each other with care and respect and adherence to the law is the foundation for this respect. Click below to see the laws involving bicycles on our roadways in Florida. This information is beneficial to motorists as well as cyclists.
Smart911 is a free service used by public safety agencies across the country to enhance communication and response for their community. It can be used by 9-1-1 agencies to quickly send first responders to the location of an emergency with more information, by emergency management to better plan for and respond to disasters, and by municipalities to send emergency notifications to their citizens.
By creating a Safety Profile for your family, you are providing potentially life-saving information to public safety officials at the time when they need it most.
The Emergency Contact Information service will allow you to provide contact information to law enforcement in the event of an emergency. This information may save crucial time if ever it becomes necessary to contact family members, or other loved ones. This service is only available to individuals holding a current Florida Driver License or Florida Identification Card.
LATEST MEDIA RELEASES:
- Officer Kris Kruse Returns to Full Duty Exactly 1 Year After Horrific Accident
- Lifestream to Pilot New Program with Clermont Police
- Clermont Police Create “Safe Zone Transactions” Areas