The Santa Paula Police Officers' Association values and practices the principles embodied in the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing. Basic life principles of respect, trust, courage, honor and loyalty provide the foundation for the service philosophy in Santa Paula. The Police Association recognizes that law enforcement goals must be based on shared values. The goals and objectives of the Santa Paula Police Association are based on the following:
To achieve our goal, we seek out and train highly motivated men and women to provide a professional staff, employ the latest technology, and promote the community involvement of our citizens.