Mission and Core Values


The mission of Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and healthy environment.


Sedgwick County strives to be a value driven, regional leader seeking innovative opportunities and collaborative partnerships to deliver quality public services.


S – Service to community

Through individual and team contributions, employees of Sedgwick County Government are committed to the delivery of quality services to all citizens living and working in our community.

E – Ethical behavior

Sedgwick County employees respectfully, honestly and without regard for self-interest achieve results by meeting the needs of the public consistently with deep regard for diversity and equal access.

D – Duty to be accountable

Employees accept responsibility for our job performance and the outcomes associated with the actions taken on behalf of the public and with the resources entrusted to us.

G – Good stewardship

Sedgwick County employees make responsible decisions to ensure the resources entrusted to us are invested wisely to advance the cause of delivering quality services and meeting the needs of our citizens.

W – Wellness of community

Employees of Sedgwick County strive to create a work environment which contributes to the wellbeing of the public, community partners and co-workers through recognition that wellness is a process through which people become aware of and make choices toward a more successful existence.

I – Integrity in all we do

Through truthful, forthright interactions among employees, management and the public, Sedgwick County employees strive to foster trust as a foundation for building lasting working relationships that benefit the common good of all citizens.

C – Communicate effectively both internally and externally

Sedgwick County employees participate in and encourage open and honest exchange and processing of ideas and information with all including the public, coworkers, other divisions and administration.

K – Knowledge -Fostering an environment of competency & continuous learning

Employees aspire to the highest level of professionalism and have a deep regard for personal and occupational growth through intentional development of skills and knowledge to optimize performance and achieve results.