Core Values


The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office recognizes that its employees are the vital component to the successful delivery of law enforcement, court, and security services. We believe we can achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in problem solving and improving law enforcement, court directives, and security delivery.


Integrity is defined as being honest, moral, upright, and sincere. Public trust can only exist with our integrity and respect for one another. The foundation of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office is the high level of integrity of its employees.


It should be understood that the law enforcement profession is at times a difficult and demanding profession compared to any other. The law enforcement profession elicits challenges, pressures and decision making. It is imperative to recognize these standards and the importance of the ethical responsibilities of our position within our community. We must constantly strive for leadership excellence and meet our challenges with the highest possible standards of professional conduct. The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office must live up to and will be held accountable by the people of the County for maintaining the highest standards of the community and lead by example.


Recognizing the changing and diverse needs of the community, the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office promotes and encourages a policy of professional individual excellence, which is delivered and enhanced by continuing education and training.


Atlantic County Sheriff’s 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 enforcement and community needs which reflects both the spirit and the letter of the law. We support an organizational climate of mutual trust and respect.


Preparing Future Leaders.
Engaging everyone in the process.
Optimizing our strengths.
Participating in collaborative team work.
Leading by example.
Embracing change.