The mission of the Manchester by-the-Sea Police Department is to provide the best service to our residents and community and to treat all citizens in an honest, open, and ethical manner. Our department believes strongly in the community policing ideals and focuses on issues that are important to our citizens. We believe that our success is dependent on the strong partnership we form with our community, and we serve our community with pride and integrity.
The Manchester by-the Sea Police Department, in partnership with the Manchester community, is committed to maintaining tranquility, respecting the sanctity of human life and reducing risk for all. We seek to accomplish this mission through accountability, transparency, strategic partnerships, community engagement and the selection and professional development of high quality personnel. Above all, the Manchester by-the-Sea Police Department seeks to provide services with compassion, dignity and the highest level of customer service.