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Mission Statement


Mission Statement

The men and women of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office are committed to the protection of life and property among the citizens of the county, and are committed to providing law enforcement, corrections, and criminal justice services through a partnership with the community that builds trust, reduces crime, creates a safe environment, and enhances the quality of life.

The mission provided a big picture perspective of “who we are, what we do, and where we are headed.” It leaves no doubt about our long-term direction and where we intend to continue to take the Sheriff Office. Our values will help us chart the course to the way we serve our citizens, allowing us to achieve new levels of effectiveness and teamwork.

In accomplishing this mission, we adhere to the following values:

  • Integrity: The men and women of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office foster the highest performance standards, ethical conduct, and truthfulness.
  • Professionalism: The men and women of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office act with the utmost professionalism by utilizing their knowledge, training, and positive attitude.
  • Service: The men and women of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office are committed to the quality service and are responsive to the needs of the citizens or our community through problem solving partnerships.
  • Respect: The men and women of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office value the dignity of every individual who lives in our community, and promise to uphold the principles found in the Constitution of the United States and the Laws of the State of New York. 

     

    Brooks J. Bigwarfe

    Sheriff