Our Mission

The mission of the Cohasset Police Department is to ensure a safe environment within the town, reduce crime, and to enhance the overall quality of life for visitors and citizens alike. We strive to meet these ends through community policing and by following a set of core values that reflect the finest nature of policing, which are: Excellence, Honor, Respect, Accountability, and Teamwork.

Our Core Values


Seek excellence in everything that we do while striving for continuous improvement. We encourage our employees to be both creative and innovative.


Through our conduct, job performance, and actions, we serve the Town of Cohasset, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and United States of America, with honor. Our duties are performed with integrity, even at a personal cost, and strive towards ever- rising standards.


We value different points of view. We also value all citizens and employees regardless of gender, appearance, race, individual beliefs, or lifestyles.


We are an organization made up of professionals who do the right thing and are responsible for what we do and say.


We support an environment that recognizes group accomplishments and encourages mutual cooperation, while supporting individual contributions.

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