Contact us at: 910-276-3385

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is to safeguard lives and property as well as to protect the innocent from becoming victims of deception and oppression while always respecting the people’s constitutional rights. We are dedicated to providing the safest environment and the highest level of service possible with the goal of improving the quality of life for all the citizens of Scotland County.


Organizational Vision

We earn the respect and the confidence of the public as a professional public safety organization. We are innovative and responsive to the needs of those we serve and work in partnership with our communities. We attract and retain highly competent and diverse employees.


Core Values

Our commitment to the citizens of Scotland County and our fellow employees is to provide top-quality service by community-focused professionals who demonstrate the following values:

  • Service – The Sheriff’s Office exists to serve and protect our citizens and community. We strive each day to be selfless in our devotion to duty as law enforcement officers. We carry out our crucial mission with professionalism, respect for others, discipline and self-control.
  • Integrity – Integrity is central to everything we do and key to maintaining the trust of our citizens, colleagues, and law enforcement partners. We are honest and truthful with the citizens and visitors we serve. We model positive behavior and observe the highest moral and ethical principles.
  • Loyalty – We respect and support one another in the belief that more is possible when we work together. We have an undivided commitment to our citizens because our first responsibility is answering to them.
  • Dedication – We are responsive to our citizens, passionate in our advocacy, principled in our approach, and responsible in our actions. We go above and beyond the scope of our job description to help one another solve problems and achieve goals.


 



Sheriff Ralph Kersey

Sheriff Ralph Kersey