Mission Statement & Core Values

Landscape banner that reads: Pursuing Justice. Representing the People. Serving our Community.


We vigorously protect the rights of the people of Pierce County and hold offenders accountable. We support crime victims and their families.


We maintain the highest standards of personal and professional performance in service to the community.


We work respectfully with each other, all members of the justice system, and the community to promote the public good.


We believe in open government and accept responsibility for the decisions we make. We are fiscally sound, innovative and operationally efficient.


We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in carrying out our responsibilities.


We treat our co-workers and all members of the community professionally, fairly and with dignity.