Who We Are

Mission Statement:

The employees of the Frenchtown Borough Police Department are committed to preserving the spirit of Frenchtown. We will work cooperatively with the community to enforce the laws, preserve peace, and provide a safe environment.

Vision Statement:

The Frenchtown Borough Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police service and forming partnerships with the community to achieve public satisfaction, making Frenchtown Borough a safe place to live, visit and conduct business.

Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Compassion
  • Teamwork
  • Community Satisfaction

Community:

The cornerstone of this Police Department is the relationship we have with the community we serve. Our ability to be effective in carrying out our mission is based on the credibility we have with the community. Understanding that we are a part of and not separate from, the community is critical. Although we are granted responsibility for policing the community, we cannot do it without the cooperation of the public.

The Police Department strives to enhance this relationship in several ways:

  • By ensuring that each police contact is carried out fairly and with respect;
  • By seeking input from the public on our programs;
  • Procedures and priorities;By being active in community programs and charities.
 

History

Constable Clarence Doane Frenchtown Police DepartmentConstable Clarence Doane was shot and killed while attempting to pursuade a mentally ill man to go to a medical examination. The man’s family had called Constable Doane because they thought the constable would be able to pursuade the man to see the doctor. While the two spoke the man grabbed a shotgun and shot Constable Doane. Constable Doane was taken to a hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he died approximately two hours later.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/4131-constable-clarence-doane#ixzz1vS4nzXL1

Constable Doane was shot and killed while attempting to pursuade a mentally ill man to go to a medical examination. The man’s family had called Constable Doane because they thought the constable would be able to pursuade the man to see the doctor. While the two spoke the man grabbed a shotgun and shot Constable Doane. Constable Doane was taken to a hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he died approximately two hours later.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/4131-constable-clarence-doane#ixzz1tjyN5ova