TO ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION WE DEDICATE OURSELVES TO THESE CORE VALUES:
Our most fundamental duty is to protect and serve, to ensure a safe environment for all residents and visitors of Gaston County. We will always strive to perform this duty to the best of our ability and never lose sight of our responsibilities.
We view our responsibilities as a covenant of public trust and are always mindful that we must keep our commitment to the community we serve.
We pledge to always operate with the truth. When we live with integrity, we will succeed. We are open and honest. When we have the courage to call the truth the truth, even when it’s not popular, we become a more powerful force. It is easy to hold a position on an honest fact.
To improve the quality of life by enhancing our partnerships with the community through involvement, education, accessibility and promoting positive family and community values.