Mission, Vision & Goals

Mission

The mission of the Detroit Public Safety Foundation is to promote public safety by enhancing the capabilities of the Detroit Police Department and the Detroit Fire Department by facilitating access to world-class processes and operational tools.

Vision

Detroit is viewed as a desirable location to live, work and visit.

Goals

  • Promote and support the Detroit Police and Fire Departments
  • Work with the City of Detroit, the Detroit Police Department, and the Detroit Fire Department to ensure that each police officer and firefighter is qualified, trained, equipped, and educated to perform at the highest levels of professional standards
  • Enhance the capabilities of the Departments by facilitating access to world-class processes and operational tools
  • Assist the Detroit Fire Department and the Detroit Police Department in providing highly effective and responsive services to those who live and work in the City of Detroit
  • Promote and support community outreach on the part of the Detroit Police Department and the Detroit Fire Department
  • Enlist broad participation in the quest for an even better quality of life for those who live, work or visit in the City of Detroit
  • Encourage private sector organizations to advocate for the police, fire, and public safety departments by ensuring that current and prospective businesses are aware of the effectiveness and responsiveness of the public safety services provided by the fire and police departments of the City of Detroit
  • Provide the Detroit Police Department with management and operational tools to coordinate law enforcement efforts for both crime prevention and intervention
  • Provide the Detroit Fire Department with management and operational tools to coordinate fire and emergency response efforts
  • Assist the Detroit Police Department in reducing crime related to employees, customers, and tenants of businesses located within the City of Detroit
  • Enhance the communication and image of the city and the Detroit Police and Fire Departments
  • Communicate with community and business leaders to identify public safety programs desired by the community
  • Serve as a liaison between the public and private sectors of the City of Detroit and to engage the City of Detroit on the core issues of public safety
  • Increase the confidence in and appreciation of the Detroit Fire Department and the Detroit Police Department throughout the business community
  • Communicate to individuals and businesses contemplating relocation to the City of Detroit the highly effective and responsive services provided by the Detroit Fire Department and the Detroit Police Department