The mission of the Sarasota Police Foundation is to:

1. Receive and administer grants and contributions of money or property from individuals, private organizations, and public sources, and to apply or disburse these contributions for the benefit of the people of Sarasota by funding, assisting or undertaking programs and activities to strengthen the Sarasota Police Department, to promote public safety.

2. Pursue independent studies and programs to assist and improve the performance and effectiveness of the Department and to promote public understanding. Additionally, to facilitate dialog and discussion throughout the community to ensure or police department meets the ever evolving needs of our citizens.