An Accredited Florida Law Enforcement Agency

Mission Statement

We, the professional men and women of the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office are empowered to defend the Constitution of the United States and the State of Florida. We will fairly and diligently enforce all laws bringing to justice those who violate them. We will improve the quality of life by reducing crime and the fear of crime through a dedicated partnership with the community.

We are dedicated to Law Enforcement professionalism through


We have integrity. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct. We are guided by honesty and moral courage in our relations with all persons. We take pride in all that we do.


We show respect. We recognize the value of our unique cultural diversity and treat all people with kindness, tolerance and dignity. We cherish and protect the rights, liberties and freedoms of all persons.


We are fair. We consistently treat all people in this community and within our Sheriff’s Office with dignity, compassion, and without prejudice. We protect the constitutional and civil rights of everyone through impartial enforcement of the law. Our actions are tempered with reason and compassion.


We care. We listen courteously and act with respect, sincerity, and compassion when interacting with each other and with members of the community. Our Nassau County way of life is precious to us.