Welcome to the La Plata Police Department's website. We hope it proves to be beneficial to you. The men and women of the department are honored to serve the people and businesses of this tight-knit community. The La Plata Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy. We are an organization committed to open communication, community engagement, and searching for excellence in all we do. This is why our overall mission is to provide the highest quality of police services to our community and its visitors by promoting a safe environment through a police-citizen partnership, with an emphasis on mutual trust, honor, professionalism, and dedication of duty. Together, we can continue to make the Town of La Plata an excellent place to live, work, visit, trade, but most importantly to raise a family.

The Police Department provides safety and security to all Town of La Plata residents, businesses and visitors. They are at your service to enforce the law and keep the Town of La Plata a safe environment for you, your home, business and family. The staff works with the Community in order to make the Town of La Plata a great place to live, work and visit.  The Police Department staff is here to protect and serve.