Mike Coyle, Sheriff
Madison County, Kentucky
The mission of the Madison County Sheriff's office is to work with other law enforcement agencies within Madison County and their efforts within the community to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and property, prevent crime, and provide assistance to citizens in urgent situations. the Madison County Sheriff's office is responsible for the collection of county taxes, security of the courts, and the service of legal process and orders of the court, enforcement of federal laws, and the Kentucky Revised Statutes within the boundaries of Madison County.
The Madison County Sheriff's office must enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory, and the constitutional rights of all people.
I recognize that I am given a special trust and confidence by the citizens I serve. This trust and confidence is my bond to ensure that I shall behave and act according to the highest personal and professional principles.
I shall ensure that my employees and I, in the performance of our duties, will enforce and administer the law according to the principles of the United States.
I shall establish and enforce standards of behavior for my employees consistent with the responsibilities, duties, obligations, and functions of my office as sheriff.
I shall adhere at all times to the standards and principles of honesty and integrity.
I shall ensure that all employees are appropriately trained and supervised to enhance the performance of their duties so that competent and excellent service is provided by the office of sheriff.
I shall ensure that, during my tenure, I shall not use the office of sheriff for personal gain.
I accept and will adhere to this code of ethics, and in doing so; I also accept responsibility for encouraging others in my profession to abide by this code.
-- Mike Coyle