Our Core Values
Definition: Justice is defined as the practice of being fair and consistent. A just person gives consideration to each side of a situation and bases rewards or punishments on merit.
Definition: Judgment is the ability to think about things clearly, calmly, and in an orderly fashion so that we can make good decisions.
Definition: Dependability means that we can be relied upon to perform our duties properly. It means that we can be trusted to complete a job. It is the willing and voluntary support of the policies and orders of the chain of command. Dependability also means consistently putting forth our best effort in an attempt to achieve the highest standards of performance.
Definition: Initiative is taking action even though we haven't been given orders. It means meeting new and unexpected situations with prompt action. It includes using resourcefulness to get something done without the normal material or methods being available to us.
Definition: Decisiveness means that we are able to make good decisions without delay. We gather all the facts and weight them against each other. By acting calmly and quickly, we arrive at a sound decision. We announce our decisions in a clear, firm, professional manner.
Definition: Tact means that we deal with people in a manner that will maintain good relations and avoid problems. It means that we are polite, calm, and firm.
Definition: Integrity means that we are honest and truthful in what we say and do. We put honesty, sense of duty, and sound moral principles above all else.
Definition: Enthusiasm is defined as a sincere interest and exuberance in the performance of our duties. We are enthusiastic, we are optimistic, cheerful, and willing to accept the challenges.
Definition: Bearing is the way we conduct and carry ourselves. Our manner reflects alertness, competence, confidence, and control.
Definition: Unselfishness means that we avoid making ourselves comfortable at the expense of others. We are considerate of others. We give credit to those who deserve it.
Definition: Courage is what allows us to remain calm while recognizing challenges or fear. Moral courage means having the inner strength to stand up for what is right and to accept blame when something is our fault. Physical courage means that we can continue to function effectively when there is physical danger present.
Definition: Knowledge is the understanding of our craft. Knowledge means that we have acquired information and that we understand our products, our customers and our people. Our knowledge is broad, and in addition to knowing our job, we know our policies and keep up with current events.
Definition: Loyalty means that we are devoted to our country, our company, our customers, each other, and subordinates. We believe in unwavering loyalty to our customers and throughout our chain of command.