It is the mission of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office to protect the rights of persons within its jurisdictions to be free from crime and disorder, by providing quality public service, based upon high ethical and professional standards. To be secure in their possessions and live in peace without fear. It is the agency’s role to enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and constitutional rights of all people.
Through community oriented policing, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office strives to ensure that services provided are of the highest standards. The agency accomplishes this by providing high visibility patrols, aggressive law enforcement, a sincere response to each citizen’s request, establishing clear communication from the citizen to the sheriff’s office through community and personal interaction, which includes being both responsive and responsible to our citizens and acting upon the citizen’s need for service and maintaining a daily working relationship to minimize problems within our community. Members of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are dedicated to maintaining the highest ideals of honesty, integrity and sound judgment and always striving to improve the quality of life within Jefferson County.
This is our mission and we are proud of it.