The McCracken County Sheriff's Department strives to maintain the highest standards of excellence by utilizing training, knowledge, partnerships and technology to create a safe community for residents and those working/passing through McCracken County.

The Sheriff's Department promotes public safety through service, education, integrity and professional demeanor.

The goals of the Department are:
(1) Prevent, reduce, and deter crime
(2) Enhance safety on the highways, streets, and roads of the County by education and enforcement actions
(3) Protection of individual liberties and rights.

The motto of the Department is "Striving for Excellence"