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Lehigh County Sheriff's Office

Our Motto: "Serving Lehigh County with an Allegiance to Distinction"


Mission Statement

Mission Statement: The mission of the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office is to offer the highest quality in law enforcement services and attentiveness to all of the people of Lehigh County. Our teammates will accomplish our mission through excellence, respect and integrity in all aspects of our operations and professional services. We commit ourselves personally and professionally to a behavior that will be a model for others to follow. We will remain transparent and work in collaboration with all citizens who live, work and visit Lehigh County. Above all else, we are united in our commitment to the care and improvement of the quality of life for all of the people we serve. 


Vision Statement

Vision Statement: The guiding vision of the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office is to assiduously pursue all boundaries of the highest professional and ethical law enforcement standards and practices. We will continue to adapt, grow and ultimately prosper in our goals to be a leader among law enforcement agencies. We will achieve and surpass our future goals by providing our team of employees with the knowledge, tools and opportunities to meet and exceed the future needs and demands of our communities throughout Lehigh County.

Core Values

Core Values:

Cooperation: We believe that cooperation and partnering with our neighborhoods throughout Lehigh County in collaboration with our Government Leaders and Administration will enable us to combine our diverse backgrounds, skills and styles to achieve common goals beneficial to everyone throughout Lehigh County. We will seek to resolve conflicts with an understanding of those who disagree with us.

Diversity: We recognize that workplace diversity gives us access to a plethora of different ideas and perspectives. We are committed to attracting, developing and keeping a diverse workforce that reflects the nature and character of all of the people of Lehigh County.

Honesty: We will act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our services to the County. We will exercise our authority in an honest, open and fair manner. Candor, honesty, and ethical behavior by our team is a catalyst in everything we do. We pledge to always operate with the truth.

Innovation: We will always seek opportunities to improve our quality and level of service. We recognize that improvement is a continuous process that has no end. We value innovation by our employees and our community partners. We support creativity and proactively seek opportunities to find improved and more effective ways to carry out our mission and our commitment to the community we serve.

Service: We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service to Lehigh County and safeguarding the lives and property of those we serve. We will work unremittingly to fulfill our oaths as public servants by responding to the needs of all the people we serve. We will continually strive to be a leader in our performance and will achieve operational excellence as a result.

Teamwork: We are committed to creating a work atmosphere that fosters teamwork and methods that support equal opportunity, collaboration, continuous learning, and openness to innovation and new ideas. We will come together during times of crisis and success, and will remain resolute in our efforts to work together toward a common purpose in all that we do.