City of Union Gap Police

 

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact:
Lt. Stace McKinley
(509) 248-0430 

News Release:
Date: July 6, 2020

In accordance with the Law Enforcement Training and Community Safety Act (LETCSA), the Union Gap Police Department is seeking members of the community to be a community representative assigned to a special investigations unit.

The special investigations unit is a multiagency investigation team that investigates law enforcement uses of force that cause serious bodily injury or death. The community representative works directly with the unit commander to help ensure an independent, transparent, and credible investigation.

Interested members of the community should contact Chief Gregory Cobb for additional information for this important position.

 

Mission

The mission of the Union Gap Police Department is to provide professional police services in partnership with the community to enhance the safety and quality of life to the citizens we serve.

 

Core Values

 

Teamwork

Through mutual reliability, flexibility and openness, we have a commitment to teamwork and cooperation among department members, city departments and the community in which we serve to accomplish our goals.

 

Integrity

A firm adherence to a code of moral and ethical values; behavior characterized by honesty, respect for others, accountability, consistency and sincerity that comprises the best practices of police work.

 

Professionalism

Treating everyone with dignity and fairness through knowledgeable, competent and ethical policing. We continually strive to work with the community we serve and be responsive to the communities’ needs and concerns.