Mission Statement


It is the mission of St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office to protect and serve the citizens and diverse culture of St. Martin Parish with fairness and impartiality while aspiring to serve at a higher standard of excellence.  It is our mission to provide the highest level of protection and service to our citizens through dedication, professionalism and cooperation with the community. We will constantly strive to reach the professional standards established for nationally accredited law enforcement agencies in an effort to serve with humility, transparency, respect for human dignity, and without prejudice or favor.  It is through a shared vision and collaborative partnerships we will achieve our mission:  “Working Together to Make a Difference.”



It is the vision of the St. Martin Sheriff’s Office: “To Become a World-Class Sheriff’s Office.”

It is our vision that St. Martin Parish remains one of the safest and most enjoyable places to live in the State of Louisiana.  The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office aspires to be the leader in public safety through higher standards of excellence in education, training and technology.  We strive to be a law enforcement agency that is transparent and highly professional in all its actions.  We envision an agency cooperating closely with all levels of law enforcement as well as other government entities by sharing our talents and listening to and understanding each other’s needs while providing effective law enforcement, and fair and equal treatment to all.