Mission, Vision, & Values


Our mission is to provide the citizens of El Paso County effective and efficient public safety services.  We deliver them consistently with character, competence, and transparency.


Our vision is to ensure El Paso County remains the safest and most enjoyable place to live and visit in the state of Colorado.  We are committed to holding the highest standard for public safety to achieve a county free of crime and public disorder.



Our personal and professional behavior will be a model for all to follow.  Our actions will match our words.  We will have the courage to stand up for our beliefs and do what is right.


We are loyal to our oath to protect the constitutional rights of those we serve by empowering our employees to make decisions that support the letter and spirit of the law.


We have a united commitment to serve our diverse community with fairness, dignity, and equality.  We commit to excellence in all we do.