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It is the mission of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office to serve the public by enhancing our partnership with the community, and in so doing, protect life and property, prevent crime, and solve problems and foster good will through courtesy and professionalism.

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office shall maintain a correctional facility with the highest degree of security to ensure the safety of the citizens, staff and inmates.

Value Statements
In our continuing pursuit of excellence, we, the members of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, are dedicated to, and proudly promote:


  • With confidence and pride in ourselves, we strive to remain compassionate, and protect the rights of all citizens equally.


  • We will be responsible for our conduct, both professionally and personally. 

  • We will be fair, honest, courteous, and show strength of character at all times.

  • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of ethical conduct and strive to be role models for all.

Professional Service

  • We recognize the trust the public places in us and we accept that responsibility.

  • We are devoted to providing quality service and strive to remain effective, efficient and responsive to the changing needs of our community while providing a safe environment.

Sworn or civilian, full-time or part-time, we are proud to belong to this agency and to promote these values.

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office