General duties of the Police Chief's position include policy development, program planning, fiscal planning and management, and the administration of the Department as a whole.

The Mount Vernon Police Department continually strives to be a professional, ethical, and progressive organization dedicated to providing the highest possible level of policing service, protecting life and property, and promoting the livability of this great community. The men and women that serve you are proud of what they do and where they work.

The Mount Vernon Police Department has established a Vision, Mission, broad goals and set of core values that serve as our guiding principles. The administration team consists of a Chief of Police, Administrative Assistant, Patrol Division Lieutenant, Criminal Investigation/Crime Prevention Lieutenant, and Records Manager.