Billy J Charles
Chief of Police
Individually as Law Enforcement Officers and Administrative staff of the Galena Police Department it is our mission to protect the property, life and liberty of the citizens of Galena with integrity, and the utmost respect to the Constitution of the United States of America.
Furthermore it is our mission to forge alliances and partnership with members of our community to achieve success in the reduction of criminal activity and to positively impact the pursuit of justice for victims of crime within our jurisdiction and beyond.
It is our vision to be regarded as a highly capable law enforcement team who operates with sincere compassion and unwavering integrity for the citizens we serve.
Operating in a manner which sets the example for our peers, outside agencies and our community, emphasizing accountability, professionalism and selflessness.
The ability to stand up to adversity physically and morally in service to our community.
Commitment to a common goal for the sake of our community, our agency, and our peers.
An understanding by which all individuals share an equal amount of dedication and commitment from without prejudice to the demographic they represent.
Living and working with regard for the safety and well-being of others before ourselves and the understanding by our very oath it is our duty to serve the community who has empowered us.