Mission Statement

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This directive is for internal use only and does not enlarge an employee’s civil liability in any way. The directive should not be construed as creating a higher duty of care, in an evidentiary sense, with respect to third party civil claims against employees. Violations of this directive, if proven, can only form the basis of a complaint by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office for non-judicial administrative action in accordance with the rules and laws governing employee discipline.
DIRECTIVE TYPE: POLICY SUBJECT: MISSION STATEMENT NUMBER: ADMN-100.00
APPROVED BY: Sheriff Ken Christesen EFFECTIVE DATE: 9/28/2014
NMLEA STANDARDS: ADM.03.01 LAST MODIFIED: 9/15/2014 LAST REVIEW: 5/23/2017


PURPOSE:


The purpose of this policy is to establish a written mission statement for the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office.


POLICY:


San Juan County Sheriff’s Office abides by the following mission statement.


MISSION STATEMENT (ADM.03.01)


It shall be the mission of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the community, to protect life and property, in upholding the law in a fair and equal manner.


We will adapt to the community's changing needs, through pro-active strategies and traditional police methods.


In our exercise of authority, we will maintain a high level of integrity, professionalism, compassion and dedication to service.