The mission of the City of White Salmon is to work with the people we serve to improve their quality of life, safeguard lives and property, reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety.

A proud community working together to create and sustain a desirable place to live, work, play, and stay 


  • All human life is precious and equal.
  • Our conduct will meet the highest standards of integrity, trust, and morality with respect for our citizens and fellow employees. 
  • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest ideals of professionalism, ethics, and competency at every level of this department.
  • We demonstrate reverence for the law by personally modeling law-abiding behavior on and off duty.
  • We understand the strength of cooperation and collaboration and that our success depends on our ability to perform together as a cohesive team.
  • We encourage new ideas that support the fulfillment of our mission.