The Santa Rosa County Sheriff s Office is a governmental agency headquartered in Milton, Fla. The office s goal is to ensure the safety of the residents of Santa Rosa County through the enforcement of state criminal laws and county ordinances. Preventing and reducing crime and violence through departmental and community-based programs are also priorities of the Santa Rosa County Sheriff s Office. The office seeks to protect the residents of Santa Rosa County by providing for the safe, humane and secure confinement of persons in custody. The agency also aims to protect the judges of the courts within Santa Rosa County and provide critical support to the criminal justice system to ensure the system operates effectively. The office enforces controls over assets, improves the usefulness and reliability of financial data for planning and reporting, maximizes the use of available resources in accomplishing programmatic missions.