To serve and protect La Plata County with an ongoing commitment to excellence, professionalism and community partnerships.
We will be a leading public safety agency by diligently pursuing excellence and professionalism while reflecting the values of the remarkable Community we serve. We value our employees and encourage innovation, training and continued learning by creating a vibrant and motivating culture. We hire, promote and develop highly skilled and talented employees. We actively recruit and retain employees with strong character and ethics. We appreciate and recognize the dedication and hard work of our employees and offer state-of-the-art training, development and career opportunities. We gather input and participation from all employees and the Community to continually raise our level of excellence. We will be good stewards of the resources we have been entrusted with and will earn the trust, respect and confidence of our Community by treating all persons with compassion and fairness and by honoring the Constitutional Rights of all people