We are dedicated to improving the quality of life of everyone in Buncombe County by utilizing the highest degree of integrity and professionalism at every level, making certain that we lead by example, treating all persons with dignity, and holding ourselves accountable to the highest possible standards.
The Buncombe County Sheriff's Department has a priority of being a community-focused law enforcement agency.
We continually partner with the community to identify, define, and solve community problems.
We enable and encourage all members of our agency to be problem solvers.
We are an agency that promotes, mentors, and facilitates both personal and professional development of our employees and continually strive to create community advocacy.
We provide quality service in a manner which is proactive, fair, courteous, responsive, and efficient. We will partner with the community to identify problems and create solutions to improve the quality of life.
We hold ourselves accountable to the people of Buncombe County in our decision making and management of resources to render services in an open, effective, and efficient manner.
We demand candor, honesty, and ethical behavior. We are committed to upholding our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards.
We shall exhibit a courteous, conscientious, and businesslike manner in all activities; stay knowledgeable of all aspects of our duties; understand how each individual’s role fits within the larger organization and its mission; and act for the public good without regard to convenience or self-interest.
We value and honor those that we serve.