Let it Grow and Help Support our Cause!
It is No-Shave-November once again. People in the community may notice our PPD men sporting beards and our ladies with wildly colored hair in support of this yearly fundraising event.
For 2019, PPD will be raising funds in support of the Guardian Care Center, our local Child Abuse Center. PPD's annual "Cops for a Cause" event will take place in conjunction with Guardian Care's 2nd Annual Dinner and Live Auction Fundraiser. This event starts at 6:00 p.m. on November 15, 2019, at Hamley's Slick Fork Saloon.
The Guardian Care Center is a non-profit organization and designated Child Abuse Center which assists regional law enforcement and Child Protective Service agencies in response to reports of child abuse. Specially trained interviewers and medical personnel at GCC help gather information and evidence related to these type of cases. Child Abuse Centers such as Guardian Care eliminate the need for a child to be shuffled through police stations, doctor's offices, and courtrooms, sparing the child the fear and trauma often associated with these experiences.
To help PPD raise funds for this vital organization donations may be made in the name of individual officers through Paypal to Pendletonpolicedeptgmail.com by listing the officer's name in the "Special Instructions" or "Note" sections. Donations can also be delivered to the Pendleton Police Department or submitted through the officers themselves. Attendees of the GCC Dinner and Live Auction may donate by "tipping" your favorite officer as PPD assists with the dinner and auction.
2018 Law Enforcement Employee of the Year
We are pleased to announce that Sergeant Tyler Reddington has been named the Pendleton Police Department’s 2018 Employee of the Year.
Sergeant Reddington came to us from LaGrande Oregon where he was raised in a law enforcement family. He began his career with the Pendleton Police Department as a Police Officer on July 24, 2006 and is currently a member of the SWAT team, an Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT) instructor and the Field Training Officer Director. Sergeant Reddington is an outgoing and respected member of this Department, the local law enforcement community, and the community he serves.
Sergeant Reddington’s presence in the Pendleton Police Department is very much appreciated by all members of the Department. His diligence, perseverance, and devotion to duty are most heartily commended, and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the Pendleton Police Department.
We congratulate Sergeant Reddington’s devotion to duty!
2018 Customer Service Excellence Award
Good customer service is critical to the success of any organization. The Pendleton Chamber of Commerce honored the Pendleton Police Department for demonstrating consistent commitment to providing services and/or information to satisfy the best interests of the community and furtherance of the mission of the Pendleton Chamber.
The responsibility of the Pendleton Police Department is to serve our community in a manner that promotes the quality of life, economic growth and economic development of the City of Pendleton. We strive to accomplish our charge through the conscientious protection of persons and property, enforcement of laws, suppression of crime and observation of citizens’ constitutional rights. We are committed to identifying funding sources and programs that allow us to maintain the best services available in providing for the community’s future. We embrace the following core values in support of our mission:
Professional - We serve with courage and strive to promote public trust by upholding the highest moral and ethical standards.
Compassionate - We are empathetic, yet firm while preserving the rights of every individual.
Proud - We are honored to serve our community and the law enforcement profession. We make every effort to demonstrate our humility through the ongoing evaluation of our product, performance and appearance.
Dedicated - In partnership with the community, we are committed to identifying, monitoring and resolving issues affecting public safety.
We envision applying a customer service approach to the services we provide, which include preventative patrol, motors, detectives, S.W.A.T., canine, school resource/D.A.R.E., Drug Recognition Evaluation, lab-site safety and code enforcement. This statement is our assurance to the community. In turn, we ask that the citizens of Pendleton assist us in realizing our pledge by obeying all laws and reporting suspicious activities or concerns.
AWARDED ACCREDITATION BY THE OREGON ACCREDITATION ALLIANCE, APRIL 2009