CHIEF OF POLICE
Richard Tarsa Jr.
Appointed August, 2013

Our mission is to provide an exemplary level of service, ensuring safety and a peaceful quality of life to our residents and the businesses of the Town of Adams and to all who visit our community. The Adams Police Department is committed to prevent crime, maintain order and promote a safe environment through problem solving, and the promotion of trust and mutual respect within our community.

We will serve our community through professional conduct, impartial enforcement and the intelligent use of discretion in the application of criminal law to problems of crime and disorder.

Our pledge is to continually strive to promote an organization based on excellence.

It is the vision of every member of the Adams Police Department to promote an atmosphere of public trust and confidence by being professional, responsible, accountable, competent, and fair. This will enhance the quality of life to our citizenry which all will be able to enjoy.

In serving our community through professional conduct at all times without prejudice or bias. We will work to establish partnerships among our residents, businesses, elected officials, and other emergency services to ensure a safe environment for all.