Core Values and Organizational Direction
Honesty – Having integrity, moral fortitude, and great character while being truthful, trustworthy, transparent and doing what is right all the time.
Respect – Having due regard for the feelings, wishes, rights and traditions of others. Consistently compassionate and empathetic toward others, especially those in need. Always treating others as you would like your family to be treated.
Service – Having the ability and willingness to perform at a high standard while helping others without thought or expectation of recognition. Putting others’ needs before your own and doing our best to make our community a better place. Exhibiting professionalism by exemplifying the MCSO core values, doing our best to fulfill the duties of our positions, and making the office/community a better place to work and live. Demonstrating responsibility and reliability while holding yourself and others accountable.
Leadership – Taking charge of situations while teaching, guiding and positively influencing others. The ability to make sound decisions, persevere and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty in the face of adversity while setting the example and being the example for others. Exemplifying courage when responding to unknown / dangerous situations at the same time maintaining strength and spirit to accomplish the tasks at hand. The willingness to stand up, fight for and protect those in need.