OSA Mission Statement
Maintain the Office of the Sheriff through training and education; developing laws and polices that promote public safety and; providing technical and informational support to assist the Sheriffs of Oklahoma in providing effective and quality law enforcement services to the citizens of the State of Oklahoma.
Provide training and education information in the fields of law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, jail management, public safety and civil process to all Oklahoma Sheriffs.
Support the development of laws and policies which focus on the primary responsibility of government - the public safety of its citizens.
Provide information and technical assistance in support to the Sheriffs of Oklahoma to assist them in providing effective and quality law enforcement services to the citizens of Oklahoma.
Encourage the involvement of each Sheriff to work towards promoting professionalism and high standards in county law enforcement.
Promote positive interaction among all criminal justice agencies and associations in an effort to increase the effectiveness of law enforcement services to the citizens of Oklahoma and for the betterment of the law enforcement profession.
Provide and objective analysis of planned activities for achieving targeted objectives and assuring proper expenditure of funding.
Maintain and enhance the Office of the Sheriff in the State of Oklahoma.