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MISSION

The King County Sheriff’s Office is a:

•TRUSTED PARTNER in

•FIGHTING CRIME and

•IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE

VISION

The King County Sheriff’s Office is an effective law enforcement agency and a

respected partner among criminal justice organizations.

GOALS: How will we get there?

• Reduce crime and the fear of crime

• Successfully implement/deploy Mark43

• Increase diversity, including gender diversity, in the workplace

• Reduce employee-involved vehicle collisions

VALUES

Leadership

• We are respectful, effective and humble

• We have clear expectations

• Our managers model expectations and we lead by example from all levels

Integrity

• We are open, transparent and accountable to the public we serve

• We acknowledge that public trust matters – all the time

• Performance errors are addressed through training

• Bad faith, criminal behavior, abuse of authority, and repeated or egregious acts are not tolerated and are dealt with quickly

Service

• We seize every opportunity to treat people the right way

• We are good stewards of taxpayer dollars

• We focus on visible patrol and high impact offenders

Teamwork

• We recognize that relevant training and effective communications increase public and officer safety

• We fight crime Constitutionally

• Our managers coach, mentor and develop a strong team culture