Mission Statement


Striving for Excellence


The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing efficient, responsible and professional service to the public, 24 hours a day, in order to create a safe environment and better community in which to live, work and play.

Guiding Principles

We are dedicated to doing the right thing, the right way, through:

We have integrity. We are bound by the highest standards of ethical conduct. As role models we exemplify honesty and good character, instilling community trust.

We are professionals. We are well-trained, competent, knowledgeable employees who demonstrate the highest level of performance, working in partnership with the community.

We show respect. We treat everyone with dignity, courtesy and compassion.

We are fair. We treat employees and members of the community equitably while valuing cultural diversity. We are consistent and impartial in protecting the constitutional rights of all.

We will maintain these principles through training, teamwork, education and adapting to changes within our organization and community

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