A Message from the Chief

Chief Richard Larsen

Dear Community Members,

On behalf of the men and woman of the Point Pleasant Police Department, I welcome you to our website. I hope these web pages provide you with an overview of our Police Department history, organization and department programs.

I am dedicated to continuing to make Point Pleasant a great place to live and raise a family. Our Department endeavors to meet the highest professional and ethical standards and takes pride in providing quality law enforcement services to our community.

Our Police Department delivers quality law enforcement services under a community policing philosophy. The Police Department and community share in the responsibility for public safety and crime control. We will continue to collaborate with our citizens and community groups. Maintaining these partnerships enables us to better understand the needs of our community. Working as a team, we will continue to provide the most efficient and effective police operations possible.

Richard P. Larsen
Chief of Police

Mission Statement of the Point Pleasant Police

It shall be the mission of the Point Pleasant Police Department to serve all;
To safeguard lives and property;
To protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression, the peaceful against violence and disorder;
To respect the constitutional rights of all persons and to preserve liberty, equality and justice, with honor, loyalty, integrity, excellence and compassion;
To work in partnership with residents and businesses of Point Pleasant to provide a safe and secure environment where quality of life may be enhanced through the delivery of fair and impartial police services.