Hardee County Sheriff's Office Mission

Mission Statement
The mission of the Hardee County Sheriff's Office is to enhance the quality of life in Hardee County by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the United States Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment.

Based on this mission statement, the Hardee County Sheriff's Office has the following set of values:

  • The Sheriff's Office must preserve and advance the principles of democracy within Hardee County
  • The Sheriff's Office places its highest value on the preservation of human life
  • The Sheriff's Office believes that the prevention of crime is its top operational priority
  • The Sheriff's Office will involve the entire county in the delivery of its services
  • The Sheriff's Office believes it must be accountable to the entire county it serves
  • The Sheriff's Office is committed to professionalism in all aspects of its operation
  • The Sheriff's Office will maintain the highest standards of integrity

- Arnold Lanier, Sheriff