The Mission of the Sheriff is to work towards creating a high quality of life for Hodgeman County residents by actively working with citizens, elected and appointed officials and other government agencies to reduce crime and to protect the lives and property of the citizens from criminal acts.
In order to accomplish our mission, we will concentrate our efforts on cooperative proactive crime prevention measures, engage in visible and directed patrol to deter crime; and we will utilize initiative, systematic investigative techniques and available technologies to identify, apprehend and bring to justice criminal offenders.
INTEGRITY: Integrity is the hallmark of the Hodgeman County Sheriff's Office and we are committed to the highest performance standards and we will act honestly, ethically,and truthfully in all relationships.
RESPECT: We will treat citizens and each other with respect and will perform our duties in a fair and equitable manner.
LEADERSHIP: We will provide leadership for the community by preforming our duties in a progressive and innovative manner which sets an example for others to follow.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We accept the awesome law enforcement responsibilities that the public has entrusted us with. We will hold ourselves and each other accountable for the professional and high quality performance of our duties.
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
WE EXIST TO SERVE THE CITIZENS OF HODGEMAN COUNTY:
We are 100 percent committed to serving the needs of the citizens that we protect and we will be responsive to the concerns of the public.
WE BELIEVE IN THE PERSONAL TOUCH:
Every citizen that we have contact with must be made to feel that he or she is receiving the utmost in personal attention and service, no matter how difficult the circumstances. We create a satisfied citizen when our decisions and actions are done intelligently and professionally.
WE ARE FIRM, FAIR, AND CONSISTENT:
When we are firm, fair and consistent we earn respect and understanding. We need not apologize for our crime fighting activities. When we are clear and concise in our words and deeds we promote conduct that is responsive and sensitive to the community we serve. We will complete all of our tasks in a highly professional, reasonable and effective manner.