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Sheriff's Office Mission Statement:
The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office is a full service Law Enforcement agency; an arm of the Court; and a keeper of offenders. In this regard, it exists to serve all the people within Schoharie County with respect, fairness and compassion. The Sheriff's Office is committed to the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace and order, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees, and safekeeping of prisoners.

The foundation is community service, with goals to enhance the quality of life, investigate problems, as well as incidents, while seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in communities and individuals. The Office shall strive to inform and educate the people of the County regarding matters of interest, concern, and safety. The men, women and Officers of this Office, nurture public trust by holding themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

To fulfill this mission, the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through training, education and leadership.