Our Core Values

Honesty & Integrity

The employees of the Leon County Sheriff's Office will be truthful and trustworthy at all times, and in all places. Our commitment is to the highest level of standards as measured by the policing profession, the Law Enforcement Canon of Ethics, and standing up for one's belief.


Each employee will be responsible for his or her actions, not only to our fellow employees, but to the community we serve. We must realize that the community is our customer. As such, it is the community that will define our quality of service.


A group organized to work together. We are committed to a spirit of cooperation with each other and our community. We will form a partnership with the community and listen to them. We will never willingly let a member of our team fail.

Trust & Respect

May every activity we engage in serve to further enhance the public's trust and respect for the Sheriff's Office. We will strive to safeguard that trust, and keep our promises. We pledge to protect the rights of all citizens we serve.

Commitment to Excellence

Sheriff's Office employees are dedicated to achieving the vision, mission and goals of the agency. We will always seek to do our best and improve what we do. We are willing to examine what we do and make changes to achieve our goals.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Social Media Posting Policy:

Thank you for following the Leon County Sheriff’s Office on social media! We welcome you to share your thoughts and feedback with us, and we ask that you please be responsible and courteous in your comments and replies. We reserve the right to hide/remove any comments or ban any users who violate our policy. Comments that contain obscene, indecent, or profane language; contain threats or defamatory statements; are bullying, intimidating, or harassing any user; contain personal attacks; contain hate speech; promote or endorse services or products; suggest or encourage illegal activity; are multiple, repetitive off-topic posts by a single user (spam); are not topically related to the particular posting; violate a legal ownership interest of any other party; or imbed links to other Internet sites may be hidden/removed. Users who violate this policy may be banned.

Our rules of decorum are in place to encourage civil discourse and to prevent a poster from disrupting dialog in a way that prevents or impedes the accomplishment of the purpose of our social media sites. Our purpose is to convey important public safety information, increase our ability to quickly, effectively, and efficiently reach Leon County and Big Bend area residents to help us find criminal suspects, find missing and/or endangered persons, communicate public safety alerts, and further our mission of preventing, reducing, suppressing, displacing, solving, and fighting crime in Leon County.