Our vision is to improve public safety by leading and promoting collaboration and professionalism in the criminal justice system.
The mission of the King County Sheriff’s Office is to provide quality, professional, regional and local law enforcement services tailored to the needs of individual communities to improve the quality of life.
- Promote safe and healthy communities.
- Build trust and support within the community groups, government, and profession that we serve.
- Provide responsible and value-added law enforcement services.
- Promote a highly-skilled workforce.
Leadership: We are leaders in law enforcement in this region. We create and employ the most advanced skills and methods of providing law enforcement services. We maintain the highest professional standards possible.
Integrity: We do what we know to be "the right thing," adhering to both the spirit and the letter of the law. We act in ways that bring honor to the profession and build trust, confidence and respect with the communities and people we serve.
Service: The public is our customer. We serve our customer by responding in a professional, courteous and efficient manner. Proactively, we work in partnership with community members, organizations and other agencies to solve problems and create safe and healthy neighborhoods.
Teamwork: We work as a team, respecting and supporting each other's roles and responsibilities. We encourage and recognize creativity and initiative that furthers the goals of the King County Sheriff's Office. We share success.