Vision, Mission and Values

The goal of the Sheriff’s Office is to provide a fresh and proactive approach to law enforcement by expanding our services to the residents of Douglas County. We can achieve this goal by utilizing the vast experience from our diverse employee base.

By working together as a community, the men and women of the sheriff’s office want to provide the highest possible level of service to all residents and visitors. We will continue to seek your ideas about how we can better serve you.

*LEADERSHIP *

*INTEGRITY *

*SERVICE EXCELLENCE*

This is a pledge by the men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to continually strive to ensure the safety of our schools, neighborhoods and businesses through a renewed emphasis on community policing and partnerships.

Our Vision

Dedicated to serve

Our Mission

To provide professional SERVICE through EXCELLENCE in our devotion to duty, personal integrity, collaboration and community partnerships.

Our Values

Judgment, Unity, Skill, Trust, Ingenuity, Courage, Empowerment  =  JUSTICE

See and read the History of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in this interactive timeline highlighting the day the settlers first arrived in 1858 through the renovation of the Robert A. Christensen Justice Center through today.