Monday, January 19, 2015

One Week As Mesa County Sheriff

Sheriff Matt Lewis Sworn In Last Week

L to R: Sheriffs Claussen, Hilkey, Spiess
and Lewis.
Mesa County, Colo. -- Tomorrow will mark an official one week in office as the 21st Sheriff of Mesa County, Colorado. The 40-year-old, former Sergeant of the Complex Crimes Investigation Unit, follows in the leadership footsteps of Rebecca Spiess, Stan Hilkey and Riecke name just the leaders of the last 24 years, in this office. His name, Matt Lewis. Sheriff Matt Lewis.

The vision for this agency going forward includes a focus on the community. Articulated to staff recently in this new mission, vision and values outline.
Sheriff Matt Lewis being sworn in on January 13, 2015
by Chief Judge David Bottger

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is a progressive organization that truly values its employees and the services those employees provide to the community. Our mission and vision statement are a reflection of the values that we preserve and exemplify in the work we
perform on a daily basis.

Mission-- In partnership with citizens, the mission of the Mesa County Sheriff's Office is to enhance the quality of life in Mesa County by anticipating, identifying and resolving public safety concerns.

Vision-- The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office will always strive to be the premiere public safety organization and leader in the criminal justice system while being responsive to and maintaining positive relationships with the community we serve.

Values-- Our organization's guiding principles of Integrity, Service, and Community form the foundation for our actions and decisions in all that we do.
  • Integrity: Constant dedication to conducting ourselves to the highest standard of honesty, fairness, and decency.
  • Service: Dedicating our time and energy to the commitment of serving the practical needs of others.
  • Community: Understanding we are part of and serve something greater than ourselves and creating opportunities for positive interactions with those we serve.