Our Mission


The mission of the Ponchatoula Police Department is to partner with the community, so as to protect life and property, to understand and serve the needs of the city’s neighborhoods and citizens and to improve the quality of life by maintaining order, resolving problems and the apprehension of criminals in a manner consistent with the law.

  • We will perform our duties by adhering to core beliefs of Integrity & Professionalism, and dedication to serving the citizens of Ponchatoula.
  • We strive to promote efficiency throughout the Department in every endeavor.
  • Every member of the Department should remain committed to providing quality service and protection for the community.