Mission Statement

Mission Statement
The mission of the Tulare County Sheriff's Office is to improve the quality of life through professional services and community partnerships.

Vision Statement
It is the vision of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office to provide quality service to the community and be recognized as the regional leader among law enforcement agencies by utilizing the latest in policing technologies, maintaining professional employees, and demonstrating innovation and operational flexibility.

Core Values

  • Integrity: We are committed to uphold our position of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.
  • Community Safety: We are committed to public safety through community partnerships, preparedness, crime prevention strategies and steadfast enforcement of violations of the law.
  • Customer Service: We are committed to prompt, professional, and courteous service, unbiased and effective in our response to community concerns.
  • Quality: We are committed to the highest standards of excellence through recruitment, training, teamwork, leadership, innovation and accountability.
  • Organization:  We value our members and have confidence in their individual initiative and ability to solve problems.  We believe open, honest, and sincere communication is critical to a healthy work environment.  We take pride and receive satisfaction from doing our very best.  We recognize the importance of each team member, and do our utmost to encourage and assist one another to develop as individuals and professionals.  We acknowledge teamwork as the key to attaining our goals.
  • Families:  We rely upon the support of our families and friends as we serve in an ever-changing and challenging world.  The values we hold dear at home we also strive to share with the community: caring, honesty, fairness, stability, and friendship