....It is the mission of the Ritchie County Sheriff's Office to develop a highly trained, efficient, and professional law enforcement office in order to provide outstanding service to the citizens of Ritchie County, the State of West Virginia and our Country. In order to reach this goal we have attempted to build an organization with outstanding individuals that clearly display high moral integrity coupled with excellent capabilities and the drive to work with pride to accomplish this goal. We have long recognized that outstanding accomplishments can be obtained when each member of the department not only understands the goals and objectives of the department, but also identifies with them to the extent that ownership of these goals and objectives are shared by all.
Ritchie County Sheriff's Office is committed to the community regardless of age, race, religion socioeconomic background, or any other factor. Discrimination of any form will not be tolerated within the Ritchie County Sheriff's Office.
Along with the responsibility of providing firm and fair law enforcement services to the public comes the duty of fiscal responsibility. The Ritchie County Sheriff's Office is committed to finding new and innovative ways to increase technology and manpower, prevent duplication of services with in the department, and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the department by making clear concise decisions that will benefit the community as a whole.
Our mission is never ending and every employee must strive to achieve our goals each and every day in order to serve the public in the manner in which they expect and deserve.