"Our Community, Your Department"

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.   




Mission Statement

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.