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Our Mission

Leading The Way For A Safer America

The Major County Sheriffs of America is a professional law enforcement association of the 113 largest Sheriff's offices representing counties or parishes with 500,000 population or more. We are dedicated to preserving the highest integrity in law enforcement and the elected Office of the Sheriff. Our membership represents over 130 million citizens.

The Major County Sheriffs of America is a united and powerful voice of community leaders on issues of public concern through:

  • Sense of Urgency: Serving with speed and accuracy for maximum positive outcomes because America’s safety is always at stake.

  • Communication: Delivering real time, relevant communications with stakeholders using all state of the art systems.

  • Education: Develop and promote innovative law enforcement and detention training.

  • Advocacy: Educate and foster relationships with legislators, government agencies, and stakeholders while proactively identifying relevant issues.

  • Research: Establish standards and processes based upon science, technology, and time proven best practices with public and private partnerships.

Partner Corner

Thank you to our spotlight partner of the month Wellpath.

Wellpath is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive medical and mental healthcare services in jails, prisons, inpatient and residential treatment facilities, and Community Care Centers. We provide hope and healing to more than 300,000 adult and juvenile patients in challenging clinical environments every day. Wellpath employs nearly 16,000 healthcare professionals in 33 states and Australia. With more than 35 years of experience working with local, state, federal and community partners, we take pride in our successful partnerships focused on patient care, clinical innovations, transparent operations, staff wellness and a commitment to “Always Do The Right Thing!” Learn more at

Our Other Corporate Partners