Mission, Values and Strategic Goals

Conserving the Peace in Washington County.Sheriff's Office Mission Statement

Conserving the Peace Through Values Driven Service

Core Values
  1. Do your best
  2. Do the right thing
  3. Treat others the way you want to be treated

 Sheriff's Goals

  1. Be the safest urban county in Oregon.
  2. Build and strengthen community relationships and public trust.
  3. Be financially responsible and efficiently provide excellent customer service.
  1. Effectively utilize limited jail capacity through alternative inmate programs.
  2. Continue public education about the jail through tours, outreach and community projects
  3. While ensuring safety and security, effectively plan for staffing and facility needs in a fiscally responsible manner
  1. Be a proactive customer service police provider.
  2. All communication with the public and staff will be professional and compassionate.
  3. We will efficiently provide excellent police services.
  4. Develop and expand intelligence led policing efforts.
  5. Maintain our focus on serial crimes and repeat offenders.
  1. Build a law enforcement training center to sustain elite public safety training.
  2. Successfully implement the new criminal records management system (RegJIN).
  3. Develop and implement a public affairs unit.

Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett