Our Mission

At the Carter County Sheriff’s Office, it is our mission to Protect and Serve. As law enforcement officers, we are directed to: Seek Justice, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly. We will aggressively Seek Justice on behalf of the victim. We will pursue predators and bring them to justice in order to Protect the innocent from the ruthless. We seek to become servant leaders and to Serve with mercy for both the victim and the offender that takes responsibility for their actions. We will Walk Humbly and serve our community with a quiet confidence.

Our core values are:


  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Leadership
  • Service before self