Police Department

A Message From Chief Lisa Vargas.

Welcome to the Shrewsbury Police Department website. The police department is an award winning, internationally accredited law enforcement agency. It is a full-service organization dedicated to responding to the needs of our community. We are committed to providing exceptional police services in a manner that is responsive to community concerns. Because our citizens and public service employees work so well together, the City of Shrewsbury continues to be one of the most attractive and safest communities in the entire metropolitan area.

We hope you find the information on our website to be informative and useful. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of service to you.


The members of the Shrewsbury Police Department are committed to excellence in leadership and to providing progressive, proactive services in a professional, efficient and effective manner. The department seeks to involve the community as a partner in developing a comprehensive strategy to resolve public safety issues and to enhance the quality of life within the City of Shrewsbury.


We, the Shrewsbury Police Department, exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.

We are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances and; the safeguarding of Constitutional guarantees.

With customer service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to investigate problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in neighborhoods and individuals. It is our goal to develop a partnership with all members of our community.

We build and maintain public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. To fulfill its mission, the Shrewsbury Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.

Shrewsbury Police Department Oganizational Chart


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