Mission and Values
The day-to-day business of the Florida Sheriffs Association is directed by a strategic plan created and approved by the sheriffs of Florida. The plan contains five major goals:
- Protecting our youth
- Providing timely and effective service to sheriffs
- Promoting public safety through the legislative process
- Promoting the activities of sheriffs
- Effectively managing our resources
Florida’s sheriffs, united in purpose and voice, for the protection of Florida’s citizens and visitors.
The mission of the Florida Sheriffs Association as a self-sustaining, charitable organization, is to foster the effectiveness of the Office of Sheriff through leadership, innovative practices, legislative initiatives, education and training.
The Florida Sheriffs Association values integrity, fairness, commitment and accountability. Integrity is practiced by each of our members and the organizations they represent and we are committed to the protection of the Office of Sheriff and to our obligation to the citizens we serve. We practice fairness and accountability in our interactions with the members of our organizations, our citizens and the visitors to this state.