Our Mission Statement

We, the Office of the Sheriff and the Sheriff’s Department, will model integrity, fairness, and professionalism in the consistent delivery of full Law Enforcement services to the individuals and families of Cole County.

Integrity: The ability to distinguish between right and wrong and courage of conviction to always choose what is right in the face of adversity.

Fairness: Treating all people with equality, unbiased service, with open-minded and courteous devotion.

Professionalism: The incorporation of integrity, fairness, knowledge, and ability to guide our conduct, to perform our job functions as a team in the highest standards and promote a positive image of our department.