A strongly determined and highly trusted Department committed to capacitate and nurture local government units, public order and safety institutions to sustain peaceful, progressive, and resilient communities where people live happily.


The Department shall promote peace and order, ensure public safety, strengthen capability of local government units through active people participation and a professionalized corps of civil servants.


To promote peace and order, ensure public safety, and further strengthen local government capability aimed towards the effective delivery of basic services to the citizenry.


Peaceful, safe, self-reliant and development-dominated communities;

Improve performance of local governments in governance, administration,

social and economic development and environmental management;

Sustain peace and order condition and ensure public safety.