The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office mission is to be the model of law enforcement excellence by working in partnership with the community and other law enforcement agencies to fight crime and the fear of crime, to enforce the laws while safeguarding the constitutional rights of all people and to provide quality service to all of our residents and visitors.
It is essential that all members of the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office remember that in the execution of their duties they act not for themselves but for the good of the public. They shall perform their service with honesty, courage, discretion, and sound judgment while always applying common sense to the difficult decisions we must make.
|Honesty||We are truthful in our words and in our actions.|
|Integrity||As people of character and principle, we do what is right, even when no one is looking.|
|Loyalty||We are loyal to our department and our profession and committed to protecting the quality of life in the communities we serve.|
|Trust||We are confident in the integrity, the ability and the good character of our colleagues.|
|Respect||We treat everyone with dignity, honoring the rights of all individuals.|
|Fairness||We are just and impartial in all our interactions. Our decisions are made without personal favoritism.|
|Diversity||We embrace the strength in the diversity of our employees and our communities.|
We earn the respect and the confidence of the public as a professional public safety organization. We are innovative and responsive to the needs of those we serve and work in partnership with our communities. We attract and retain highly competent and diverse employees.