Mission & Vision
This Association is formed for the purpose of promoting the general public welfare through the cooperation of the different sheriffs and deputy sheriffs in the State of Indiana in the performance of their duties.
In carrying out this purpose the Association shall act as a coordinating, educational and service organization for the ninety-two (92) county sheriff’s departments to promote and improve the delivery of county sheriffs’ services, foster professionalism through the criminal justice system, and to encourage the appreciation and practice of law enforcement in the State of Indiana.
In addition, the Association shall work for the continued improvement in the administration of county sheriff services through better execution and enforcement of the laws of the State of Indiana, through the raising of funds to carry out the purposes and activities of the Association, and all things necessary for the public welfare, in relation thereto.
In furtherance of these purposes and objectives, this Association shall engage in such activities and providing training programs, manuals, technical assistance, a clearinghouse, research facilities and staff, publications and newsletters, aid in operational and organizational issues for the departments and jails, referral services, legislative bulletins and liaison services with respect to legislation concerning matters directly related to the purposes and objectives of this Association, and long range planning activities to improve county sheriffs’ services in the State of Indiana.