Sheriff's Welcome Message


I want to welcome you to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office website. We are confident that our Internet presence will provide a valuable resource to our county and state.

Since its creation in 1800, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office has had a long tradition of excellence in service to the citizens of Adams County along with the public we come into contact with on a daily basis. The Sheriff's Office provides an array of essential services to our community.

During the past 7 years as your Sheriff we have upgraded the technological, professional and managerial systems of the Office resulting in an improved level and quality of services and programs that our deputies provide to maintain public safety.

To view the Vision, Mission and Values of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and learn more about the services we provide, click on the About Us link or any of the other links at the Web Site.  I would also encourage you to become a regular visitor to our Web site and learn of the many and varied duties and services our members perform that are so vital to our county.

As your Sheriff, it is my promise to uphold the statutory and constitutional standards of the Sheriff’s Office and work with all law enforcement in order to provide a safer community for the citizens we serve. I know that Adams County citizens expect the best and I will continue that high caliber of service while developing new programs to effectively enforce the laws of the commonwealth.

James W. Muller
Adams County Sheriff