The Polk County Sheriff's Office
exists to serve all people within the jurisdiction with respect,
fairness, and professionalism. We are committed to the
protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order
and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and the
safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.
- Vision Statement:
With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals
to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as
incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of safety in
communities and individuals. We nurture the public trust by
holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and
To fulfill its mission, the Polk County Sheriff's Office is
dedicated to providing a quality work environment and development
of its members through effective training and leadership.
- Core Values:
Members will establish dependable, professional and community
- RESPECT: Members
will exhibit fairness and courtesy at all times.
Members will maintain their convictions, even in the face of
Members will demonstrate personal commitment and selfless devotion
to the agency, its mission, vision, and core values.
Members will excel by providing professional, quality service with
every community contact.
Members will remain firm in all their duties with devotion,
resolution, and determination.
- EMPATHY: Members
will be understanding of others' circumstances, feelings, and
- RESULTS: Members
will aspire to achieve the best outcome in all situations, and
strive for personal and team productivity.
- VISION: Members
will imagine perfection and focus on success.
Members will think outside conventional boundaries, introduce new
ideas, and strive to find better and innovative solutions.
- CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Members will go above and beyond to create an "exceptional customer
Members will successfully implement effective innovative practices
and procedures that increase efficiency.