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Sheriff's Office Vision & Mission

Public Safety Core Group Vision

Our vision is that Anne Arundel County will be the safest large jurisdiction in Maryland; that our citizens will be protected from criminals, fires, medical emergencies and disasters of all types, both natural and man-made; that our citizens will be supported if they are victims of crime, emergencies or disasters; and that we will assist other jurisdictions in their efforts to improve public safety.


Mission of the Sheriff's Office

Our mission is to:

  • to serve the citizens of Anne Arundel County and advance the criminal justice system and the public safety of Anne Arundel County by providing professional and uncompromising service through teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
  • to preserve and maintain the safety and dignity of the courts and of all individuals through fair and impartial performance of duty.
  • to achieve professionalism in every facet of our operations and to maintain the highest level of personal integrity.
  • to cooperate with and assist other law enforcement agencies in carrying out their duties and to enforce the laws of Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland.
  • to fulfill the duties of the Office of the Sheriff in a dignified manner so as to inspire the confidence of the public and to strive consistently to advance the quality of life in Anne Arundel County.