Mission Statement -
Dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services in partnership with the community.
Vision Statement -
To enhance the quality of life in Lewis & Clark County through progressive law enforcement, quality personnel, innovative training and incorporating the latest technology.
Who we are -
The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office is the chief law enforcement agency in Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is comprised of sixty employees including sworn officers, detention officers and professional support staff. The Sheriff's Office provides general law enforcement, detention functions, rural fire support and search and rescue operations for the citizens of Lewis and Clark County in a service area of over two million acres. Additionally, this agency provides specialized regional services to the entire county and contract law enforcement to specific areas.
The Sheriff, who is elected by the residents of Lewis and Clark County, is the chief executive officer of the agency. He and his command staff manage the day to day investigations, evidence management, civil process and a number of support operations necessary to provide full law enforcement coverage and services for Lewis and Clark County.
Currently, the Sheriff's Office provides regional/resident law enforcement services in Lincoln and Augusta as well as contract law enforcement services at Canyon Ferry Lake during the summer. These services include general patrol services and the D.A.R.E. program, as well as any necessary investigative services.