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Floyd County

Sheriff's Office


John Hunt, Sheriff

John Hunt


The Floyd County Sheriff’s office is responsible for the collection of county taxes, security of the courts, inspection of out-of-state vehicles (before being licensed in Floyd County), processing of concealed & carry permit applications, and the service of legal pro­cess and orders of the court, enforcement of federal laws, and the Kentucky Revised Statutes within the boundaries of Floyd County.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office must enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory, and the consti­tutional rights of all people.

I recognize that I am given a special trust and confidence by the citizens I serve. This trust and confidence is my bond to ensure that I shall behave and act according to the highest personal and professional principles.

I shall ensure that my employees and I, in the performance of our duties, will enforce and administer the law according to the prin­ciples of the United States.

I shall establish and enforce standards of behavior for my employ­ees consistent with the responsibilities, duties, obligations, and functions of my office as sheriff.

I shall adhere at all times to the standards and principles of hon­esty and integrity.

I shall ensure that all employees are appropriately trained and supervised to enhance the performance of their duties so that competent and excellent service is provided by the office of sheriff.

I shall ensure that, during my tenure, I shall not use the office of sheriff for personal gain.

I accept and will adhere to this code of ethics, and in doing so; I also accept responsibility for encouraging others in my profession.

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