Home for the Holidays
As the holiday season approaches, I want to take this time to acknowledge the staff of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and thank them for their important contribution to this office and our community. I want to thank each and every one of our deputies and civilian staff for their hard work and encourage you to do the same when you see them.
I would also like to acknowledge our community for their tremendous support and efforts in helping to make Madison County a safer place to live and raise a family. We appreciate your input and assistance and are happy to know our website is so important to so many of you.
Many of you will be driving some distance to go home for the holidays. Please keep the following safety tips in mind while you travel:
- Buckle your safety belt – it’s the best way to stay safe in a vehicle
- Don’t drink and drive – even one alcoholic drink can reduce your abilities and impair your judgment
- Keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel – eating, looking for CDs, and digging for things in the floorboard or back seat can lead to trouble
- Be courteous - because of the volume of vehicles on the road, you’re bound to run into a few traffic jams, be cut off, or be forced to stop short - remain calm and courteous - don’t let other drivers ruin your holidays
We look forward to the holiday season, and we hope you do as well. My commitment to the citizens of Madison County remains strong, and I will continue to work with the members of our community to improve the quality of life for each of you.
Sheriff Blake Dorning
It shall be the mission of the Madison County Sheriff's Office to provide competent professional law enforcement services with a commitment to preserve and protect human life, property and the rights of all people in accordance with the constitution and the laws of the United States and the State of Alabama. We are devoted to our profession and strive to maintain the highest level of public trust while developing our organization to meet the present and future needs of our diverse community. Through this effective partnership we will reduce the fear of crime and enhance the quality of life in Madison County.