We, the professional men and women of the Dukes County Sheriff’s Office,

will consistently strive to improve the quality of life in our community. We pledge and commit to work together with local and state agencies through our specialized services. Our commitment includes the operation of a safe, secure rehabilitative Correctional Facility and a Regional Emergency Communications Center. Our beliefs will never be compromised in the pursuit to uphold the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Constitution of the United States of America.

We shall achieve this end through strict adherence to certain unalienable beliefs, among these are; INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM & RESPECT.


Core Beliefs



  • We dedicate ourselves to the highest standards of excellence.

  • We will be morally and ethically accountable in the performance of our duties and throughout the community.


  • We are committed to providing quality service through well trained and innovative staff. As positive role models for our community

  • We will diligently provide intelligent, supportive and focused leadership.


  • We are committed to fair and impartial service within the Office Of The Sheriff and throughout the community.

  • We value cultural and ethnic diversity and ensure that all persons are treated with equality, courtesy, and dignity.