Mission & Values

Mission Statement

We, the professional men and women of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, are empowered to defend the Constitution of the United States and the State of Florida. We will fairly and diligently enforce all laws bringing to justice those who violate them. We will improve the quality of life by reducing crime and the fear of crime through a dedicated partnership with the community. 

Core Values

  • Integrity: We serve the community with the highest moral and ethical standards, are guided by honesty and moral courage in relationships with all persons and take pride in all we do.
  • Fairness: We are fair, treating each other and the community with respect and consistency.
  • Caring: We listen compassionately and act with sincerity when interacting with others in the community. We are firm in our convictions in upholding laws, while treating others as we would want to be treated.
  • Teamwork: We are a team that works in partnership with the community to gain mutual respect and appreciation. Together we will provide quality service through problem-solving and personal accountability.

CCSO Bias-Based Profiling Policy

It is the policy of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office to protect the constitutional rights of all people,   regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical handicap or religion; and to treat each person with respect and dignity.   While contacting persons in a variety of situations is not only routine, but also germane to law enforcement activities, this agency will not accept or tolerate bias-based profiling.