"The sheriff shall keep and preserve the peace within his county, for which purpose he is empowered to call to
his aid such persons or power of his county as he may deem necessary. He must pursue and apprehend all felons,
and must execute all writs, warrants, and other process from any court or magistrate which shall be directed to
him by legal authority."(SDCL 7-12-1)
"Our Mission is to serve the residents of Roberts County in a collaborative effort to enhance the quality of life through
crime prevention, enforcement of laws and the promotion of safety."
Honesty and Integrity
We will model a high standard of honesty and integrity in our personal and professional lives.
We will assure fair and impartial treatment of all individuals in the department and the community we serve.
Through continuous improvement, we will set a standard of excellence for delivery of law enforcement services in our community.
We will enhance trust, teamwork, and communications by cooperating with each other and the community.
We will treat everyone with dignity and respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens.