Law Enforcement

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving the peace, protecting residents and their property, enforcing all laws, and detecting and preventing crime.

Mission Statement
To protect and serve with courage, honor, and integrity by fighting crime, maintaining trust, and building community partnerships.

Vision Statement

TECHNOLOGY: Expand our toolbox in order to leverage technology and keep up with the latest crime-fighting innovations. Recognizing that the sanctity of human life is at the heart of everything we do. Utilize technology to increase community safety by training deputies to deescalate life-threatening incidents.

ACCOUNTABILITY BASED POLICING: Streamline the organization to respond more quickly to the needs of the community. Utilize COMPSTAT to measure and combat crime.

SERVANT LEADERSHIP: Top to bottom shift to servant leadership. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will employ leadership by example. Supervisors will not ask anything of their employees that they would not do or expect of themselves.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Commit to engaging all of the diverse facets of our county. Build trust within each community. Evaluate and meet the various needs of our growing communities within the county.

DIVERSITY: Recast the process of recruiting and retaining employees in order to reflect the diversity of our community. Recognize the unique diversity of Volusia County, with the many different languages spoken and countless religions.

Value Statement

BOUNDLESS: Our success, creativity, work ethic, and commitment to the community will be boundless.

UNITY: Where there is unity, there is strength. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is a united agency.

INTEGRITY: Integrity is the cornerstone of every mission at the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

LEADERSHIP: Servant leadership is infectious and employed at every level of the organization.

DEDICATION: Always dedicated to implementing better ways of doing business and being responsive to the needs of our community.

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Sheriff Michael J Chitwood Sheriff
Captain Paul Kammerer Captain