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It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Wellington Police Department Online, where you can find out what the Police Department is doing to make this community a better place to live. Wellington is an exciting town with an awesome community spirit, down-to-earth values, and a great place to raise a family.

At the Wellington Police Department our mission is to improve the quality of life, maintaining order, and reducing crime through education, awareness and prevention. To us, providing Police service is more than just writing a ticket or taking a report; it means working with the community to prevent crime and solve community problems. The cooperative working relationship between police officers and the people we serve is improving every day, and citizen confidence in the Police Department is the highest it has ever been.

In cooperation with the citizens, the men and women of the Wellington Police Department are committed to the Department’s motto: “An uncompromising commitment to public service excellence.”

Please take a few minutes to learn more about WPD’s programs and services. You will find that our members are a dedicated, well-trained and enthusiastic group of professionals who take pride in their work. They are ready to work with you to make your home, your workplace and the community and even better place to live.

Tracy Heath, Chief of Police

The Wellington Police Department consists of:

  • Chief of Police
  • 17 Certified Police Officers
  • Investigations Division – 2 Detectives
  • 2 Records Clerks
  • School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E. Officer
  • Animal Control Officer
  • K-9 Unit

Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Wellington Police Department, in partnership with the community, is committed to public
Service excellence by providing a safe and secure environment, reducing crime and the fear of
Crime, and protecting lives and property. Our members are dedicated to the services they
Provide and their actions reflect pride in the department and the community.

Our Values

Honesty and Integrity
To be fair and straight forward in our conduct
To adhere to a higher standard of personal and professional conduct

To respect the diversity of the people we serve, and that of each other
To dedicate our time and efforts to the service of the community

To provide professional policing services to our community
To be compassionate in responding to the needs of others
To proactively recognize and respond appropriately to community needs.