About the Police Department

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Police Chief and Deputy Chiefs

Mission Statement

The mission of the Seaside Police Department is to provide quality police services, in partnership with our community, to enhance and maintain a safe environment. 

Value Statement

We at the Seaside Police Department will seek to provide fair and equitable treatment to our diverse community by adhering to the following shared values:

Seaside Police Officers also perform their duties with the knowledge that protection of the lives and property of all citizens is their primary duty.
  1. Abdul Pridgen

    Police Chief

  2. Nick Borges

    Deputy Chief

  3. Judy Veloz

    Deputy Chief

Accountability

To enhance and uphold the performance of our duties, we welcome the watchful eyes of the community as well as our own professional scrutiny. 

Integrity

With honor and dignity, our conduct will reflect a strong and genuine effort to hold true to the police Code of Ethics.


Honesty

We honor our commitments, acknowledge legitimate differences of opinion and accept decisions reached with integrity. 

Loyalty

We will be loyal to our community, to our department and its members, to our profession and ourselves. 

Respect

Respect is the attribute we strive to bring to all interactions within the department and our community. We are open to other’s ideas and points of view that safeguard the public safety. 

Responsibility

Seeking progressive and assertive solutions to community concerns, whether minor or critical, will define our sense of responsibility to our community. 

Teamwork

We will work together combining our strengths, skills and experiences to provide excellent service to the community. 

Service

To provide the culturally diverse community of Seaside professional public safety services. 

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