The motto "To Safeguard, Protect and Serve" essentially states the purpose of the Middletown Township Police Department. The Department safeguards lives and property, protects the right of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from violence and criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace and tranquility. The Department serves the citizens of Middletown Township by discharging the law enforcement function in a professional manner and it is to these people that the Department is ultimately responsible.
Duty: To uphold our sworn oath to serve and protect, demonstrating courage in the face of danger, and compassion and respect for all people.
Honor: To hold ourselves to a higher standard of character and behavior and to do our noble best to bring dignity to the badge that it is our privilege to wear.
Integrity: A firm adherence to a code of moral values, trustworthiness, and incorruptibility.
Respect: We consider human life worthy of high regard and are committed to equal treatment under the law for all people. We honor life and are committed to the preservation of life as we carry out our sworn duty under the law.