Message from the Sheriff 

On behalf of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, I welcome any questions that you may have regarding this agency and its services. We provide full-service law enforcement for the visitors and residents of St. Johns County. We are state and nationally accredited with more than 700 professionals.

The Sheriff’s Office is committed to making St Johns County a safe environment for its citizens and visitors alike by providing premier law enforcement services.

Given the current economic climate, fulfilling this commitment can prove to be quite challenging. Therefore, our agency works twelve months a year on ways to save money through process analysis and quality improvement.


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Sheriff Shoar of St. Johns County Florida wanted to take a moment to talk to you about the shooting in Dallas, Texas.

Every time the Sheriff’s Office applies for a grant, we are required to let the public know. Below is a link to the documentation showing why we are applying for this grant.
What if you are at the mall when someone walks in and starts shooting? 
 Have you ever thought about what you would do? 
The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has developed a training seminar specifically designed to provide citizens and visitors of St. Johns County with a response plan to an Active Shooter Incident.


Mission Statement: Taking care of people. 

Vision Statement:  Be the best we can be, in all that we do. 

Value Statement:  Our core values are non-negotiable:
. Treating people with dignity and respect.



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Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA)

Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA)

Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission (FCAC)

Review of the Michelle O’Connell Case