Mission, Vision, Values
It is the mission of Dauphin County Sheriff's Office is to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety. We will strive to develop positive relationships with our diverse communities and improve the quality of life for all community members. Our mandate is to do so by demonstrating our core values and conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain the public’s confidence and trust.
Duty: To uphold our sworn oath to serve and protect, demonstrating courage in the face of danger, and compassion and respect for all people.
Honor: To hold ourselves to a higher standard of character and behavior and to do our noble best to bring dignity to the badge that it is our privilege to wear.
Integrity: A firm adherence to a code of moral values, trustworthiness, and incorruptibility.
Respect: We consider human life worthy of high regard and are committed to equal treatment under the law for all people. We honor life and are committed to the preservation of life as we carry out our sworn duty under the law.