The Silver City Police Department is a professionally trained law enforcement agency providing 24 hours, 365 day police and public safety services. The department is equipped with the latest in information management technology and intelligence collection systems, and is capable of dealing with any and all police and public safety issues which may arise. Officer response time to calls for service is generally from 0 to 8 minutes.
Mission:
It is the mission of the Silver City Police Department to provide services with integrity and dedication, to preserve life, to enforce the law, and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in the Town of Silver City.

Core Values:
We respect life...
We hold the preservation of life as our sacred duty.
Our value of human life set our priorities.

We revere the truth...
We accept nothing less than truth, honesty and integrity
in our profession.

We enforce the law...
We recognize that our basic responsibility is to enforce the law. Our role is to resolve problems through the law, not to judge or punish.
We seek community partnership...
We view the people of our community as partners who deserve our concern, care and attention. We are committed to reducing the fear of crime in our community, and we endeavor to do this by creating partnerships in our neighborhoods.
We honor our police powers...
We understand that our police powers are derived from the people we serve. We do not tolerate the abuse of our police authority.
We conduct ourselves with dignity...
We recognize that our personal conduct, both on and off duty, is inseparable from the professional reputation of both the officer and the department.