County Sheriff

Mission of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office

  • Perform Our Statutory Duties
  • Prevent Crime
  • Pursue and Bring to Justice Those Who Break the Law
  • To Protect, Help and Reassure the Community
  • Uphold the Constitution of the United Sates of America and the State of Idaho
  • Uphold The Law Fairly and Firmly
  • To Do All of This With Integrity, Common Sense and Sound Judgment

We must be compassionate, courteous and patient, acting without fear or favor of prejudice to the rights of others.  We must be professional, calm and restrained in the face of violence and apply only that force which is necessary to accomplish our lawful duty.  We shall strive to reduce the fears of the public and, so far as we can, to reflect their priorities in the actions we take.  We must respond to well-founded criticism with a willingness to change.