Police Department

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Vision Statement

"Learning from the Past... Protecting the Present... Planning the Future..."


Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Wilmer Police Department to "Serve with Honor and Protect with Vigilance." In partnership with ALL segments of our community, provide impartial, fair, ethical and professional law enforcement service through a proactive approach in the prevention, detection, detention, and investigation of criminal activity. To Lead our community with Pride, Integrity and Bravery, with a Heart to Serve and a foundation of Compassion so that together, each citizen can enjoy the highest quality of life through involvement and interaction.


About Us

The Wilmer Police Department has a full-time staff of 30 employees. 23 sworn peace officers include a Chief of Police, Lieutenant, CID staffed by a Sergeant Detective and Detective, 4 Patrol Sergeants, a K-9 Officer and 14 patrol officers. Each member of the Department is committed to our vision and mission statement. The Department is a 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Point and operates a 24/7 dispatch center that dispatches for police, fire and ambulance services. The Department manages a municipal jail/holding facility.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Victor Kemp Chief of Police (972) 441-6565
Eric Pon Lieutenant (972) 441-6565
Michelle Shepperd Administrative Assistant (972) 441-6565