Mission Statement

Sheriff's office entrance with flag poles


It is the mission of the Graham County Sheriff’s Office to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the community to improve the quality of life in the Gila Valley. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence by providing excellence in policing.


The Graham County Sheriff’s Office recognizes its ultimate goal is to help people and provide assistance at every opportunity by working with our partners in the criminal justice system and the citizens whom we serve and together make our community safe.

Our Values - "LIFE"


We care about the people of Graham County who we serve. We are proud of our agency and the services we provide. We recognize the importance of all Office members and the citizens we serve and will treat each individual with fairness, loyalty, and respect.


We obey the law and respect human dignity of all people. We are committed to honest and ethical behavior in all our actions. We accept individual responsibility and accountability for our actions and decisions.


We are dedicated to protecting the rights of all people we deal with. We believe all people deserve impartial, effective and quality service from our agency. We are committed to fairness, strength, respect, and compassion in our interactions with the people we serve.


We are committed to providing excellence and professionalism under any challenge and circumstance we encounter in the course of our assigned duties.