Mission Statement

The mission of the men and women of the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office is to provide professional, courteous, and competent law enforcement to the citizens of Spencer County. The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limits of our authority. We will maintain the peace and enforce local, state and federal laws and safeguard citizen’s constitutional guarantees. We take extraordinary care in treating the public with fairness, dignity, and respect while protecting ourselves from harm and providing for our and their safety.

The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without the support of the citizens that we serve. Public support is essential to our success. We work for and with the citizens of our community as partners in the process of enhancing public safety in Spencer County. We will form a partnership with the community in order to provide responsive and efficient quality service through cooperation, problem-solving and accountability and a free exchange of ideas.

Our badge is a symbol of public trust. This places a great obligation on our organization to maintain a high level of professional integrity. Our conduct earns us respect. We will continually strive to be seen as a part of our community, rather than apart from our community.