MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department to provide professional, high quality and effective police, correctional and court security services in partnership with the community. We, the members of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department, believe that our work has a vital impact on the quality of life in our community. To demonstrate our commitment to our profession, on and off duty, we subscribe to the following values;

PRIDE
The department recognizes that its employees are the vital component to the successful delivery of police, corrections and court security services. We believe we can achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in problem solving and improving police, correctional and security services.

INTEGRITY
Integrity is defined as being honest, moral, upright and sincere. Public trust can only exist with our integrity and respect for one another. The foundation of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department is the high level of integrity of its employees.

PROFESSIONALISM
Recognizing the changing and diverse needs of the community, the Adams County Sheriff’s Department promotes and encourages a policy of professional individual excellence, which is delivered and enhanced by continuing education and training.

FAIRNESS
Department members shall uphold laws in an ethical, impartial, courteous, and professional manner while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons. We shall strive to achieve a balance between enforcement and community needs which reflects both the spirit and the letter of the law. We support an organizational climate of mutual trust and respect.





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