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Mission Statement

The mission of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office is to uphold the law through the investigation and enforcement of criminal and civil law; to provide leadership and law enforcement assistance to allied law enforcement agencies; to deliver consistent and humane treatment to those placed in our care and custody; to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is responsive to the needs of our community and is faithful to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California.

Core Values

Our fundamental duty is to protect and serve. We provide quality service to ensure a safe environment for all residents and visitors. We recognize, adapt and respond to the changing needs of our community.

We maintain a dedicated Department based on a solid foundation of fairness, respect and equal opportunity; within an environment of open, honest communication; quality leadership, training and mutual support.

We view our responsibilities as a covenant of public trust; ever mindful that we must keep our commitment to the community we serve.

We enhance our partnerships to improve the quality of life with the community through our involvement, education, accessibility and promoting positive family and community values.

We are dedicated to our profession and committed to public service. We continue to demonstrate a passion for our profession with integrity and maintain high ethical and moral standards for others to emulate.

We treat all people with respect, fairness, dignity and compassion.

We never tire or shrink from the difficult tasks, nor lose sight of our responsibilities. We are progressive and innovative in our duty.