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Mission Statement & Core Values


The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the preservation of public safety by providing innovative and progressive service in partnership with the community.
Core Values
  • Our principal mission is protection of life and property.
  • Our employees are our most valued asset.
  • We strive to maintain the highest level of public trust.
  • We demand the highest standards of honesty and integrity.
  • We value community partnerships.
  • We treat each other, and the community, with dignity and respect.
  • We recognize diversity as a strength.
  • We value personal and professional growth through education and training.
  • We recognize the importance of investing in the future of our community's children.
  • We recognize the importance of fiscal responsibility through performance-based management.
Last updated: 7/26/2018 3:05 PM