Mission & Vision

Public Safety

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to serve the community of Hoonah with Integrity, Wisdom, Courage, and Compassion; working in partnership with the community to continually make Hoonah a great place to live, work and visit.

Vision Statement:

The Hoonah Department of Public Safety will provide the highest quality of Police services by working in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life in Hoonah, while at the same time maintaining respect for individual's rights and human dignity. This Department is committed to providing its members with quality leadership, the most updated training and equipment allowed to perform its mission.

Organizational Values

Partnership - we are committed to working in partnership with the community and each other to identify and resolve issues which impact public safety.

Respect - We are committed to respecting individual rights, human dignity, and value of all members of the community and the department.

Integrity -  We are committed to nurturing the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

Dedication - we are committed to providing the highest quality of professional Law Enforcement service to the community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life in Hoonah.

Empowerment - We are committed to empowering our members and the community to resolve problems by creating an environment that encourages solutions and addresses the needs of the community.


The Hoonah Police Department shoulder patch is available for purchase for $10.00 per patch for our normal yellow patches and $10.00 per patch for our Breast Cancer Awareness patches. While supplies last. If you are interested in obtaining one of our shoulder patches, please submit the correct amount per patch and designate if you prefer pink or yellow and send along with a self-addressed envelope to:


ATTN: Hoonah Police Department Patch Request
PO Box 450

Hoonah, AK 99829


To purchase a patch, you must be affiliated with a law enforcement agency. You must provide your Dispatch I.D. and or a copy of your identification with the law enforcement agency ( for example, a business card).


You may also purchase a Hoonah Police Department shoulder patch at our City Hall Administration Office located at 300 Front Street, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

We are very proud of the design of our department patch and hope you enjoy owning one.


(907) 945-3663

P.O. Box 360 Hoonah, AK 99829

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