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Edmonton Police Service

Dedicated to Protect, Proud to Serve

About EPS

Today, the EPS is better trained, better educated and more diverse than at any other time in history. We are proud to have an engaged workforce that is committed, motivated, and efficient.

Mission Statement

To increase public safety through excellence in the prevention, intervention and suppression of crime and disorder.


To make Edmonton the safest major city in Canada and for the Edmonton Police Service to be recognized as a leader in policing.

Core Values

Integrity - Doing the right things for the right reasons all the time.

Accountability - Responsible for our own decisions and actions.

Respect -
Treating others as we would like to be treated.

Innovation -
Pursuing excellence and creativity.

Courage - Maintain strength in the face of our greatest challenges.

Community - Respect and honour the diverse communities that we are Dedicated to Protect and Proud to Serve.


The map outlining the organizational strategy carries the EPS motto within its title – Dedicated to Protect, Proud to Serve. The motto was selected as "words to live by" and has come to represent all employees of the Edmonton Police Service and defines what it means to be a part of the organization. It also helps highlight everyone’s role in the development and execution of the organization’s overall strategy.

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The purpose of the map is to represent the Edmonton Police Service’s core values, mission, vision and strategy in one diagram, providing a framework or context within which the EPS can manage and operate into the future.  More information on the strategy can be found in this EPS Strategy Narrative: