Core Values

      MCSO promotes and encourages a policy of transparency, which means operating in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. We shall strive to be transparent as a means of holding office officials accountable and preventing corruption.

MCSO promotes and encourages a policy of professional individual excellence, which is delivered and enhanced by continuing education and training. We support an organizational climate of mutual trust and respect.

Integrity is defined as being honest, moral, upright and sincere. The foundation of the MSCO is the high level of integrity of its employees and our reputation to the people we serve.

  D.    PRIDE
The Office recognizes that its employees are the vital component to the successful delivery of police, corrections and court security services. We believe we can achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in problem solving and improving police, correctional, and security services.


Office members shall uphold laws in an ethical, impartial, courteous, and professional manner while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons. We shall strive to achieve a balance between law enforcement and community needs to reflect the spirit and the letter of the law.