Adams County Sheriff's Office 

301 Adams Street Friendship, Wisconsin 53934 PO BOX 279

608-339-3304 Toll Free 1-877-885-9977 Fax 608-339-4280

Welcome to the Official Website of the Adams County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office


Mission Statement

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of Adams County by being committed to providing ethical and professional public safety services while fulfilling the constitutional and statutory obligations of the Office of Sheriff.

Core Values

In order to achieve our mission, members of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office must possess high quality values. Our core values are the standards that govern how every member is expected to conduct themselves in the performance of their duties.

Respect: We will recognize the worth, quality, diversity and importance of each other, the people we serve and our Office.

Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of honesty, truthfulness, and ethical conduct, in all matters private and public.

Empathy: We treat others fairly and respectfully, maintaining consideration of social expectations and cultural differences.

Efficiency: We will meet society’s expectations and our own responsibility to be prudent with our resources.

Team Work: We will work together to be the best in everything we do.

Promise Keepers: We will keep the promises and commitments we make to one another, to our professional code of ethics, members of our community, and our job responsibilities.


The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will be a professional and trusted Law Enforcement organization that will provide the best possible level of service to the community. The Sheriff’s Office will strive to achieve this through proper supervision, training, and efficient management of resources. We will maintain a high standard of service while being proactive in crime prevention by working cooperatively with the community.

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Adams County Sheriff's Office