The Mission of the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office is to provide public safety and service to the citizens of Orleans Parish.

The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office provides the care, custody, control, and rehabilitation of inmates.  We are committed to providing the highest level of service and security to the court systems, the execution of court mandates, and the protection of individuals’ rights and freedoms.

Our Mission will be achieved through innovative leadership and programs, as well as the dedication and diligence of our employees.


ProfessionalismOur employees conduct themselves in a courteous and competent manner.
IntegrityWe value honesty, diligence, moral character, and a strong work ethic in our workforce.
TeamworkWe are a team that cooperates, communicates, and contributes together to achieve the goals of the Sheriff’s Office.
Community ResponsibilityWe serve, protect, and facilitate the needs of the community for which we serve.
TransparencyWe fully disclose all organization activity and have open internal and external communications.
LoyaltyWe are dedicated to the mission of the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens we serve.