Meet The Sheriff
As your Chief Law Enforcement Officer, Sheriff Kenny Cotton is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing the daily activities and operations of the Sheriff’s Office, including protecting life and property, preserving public peace, enforcing state laws and Pike County ordinances, coordinating emergency services, preventing crime, apprehending criminals and supervising the care of incarcerated prisoners. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office also coordinates assigned activities with other county departments and outside agencies, as well, and provide support to Pike County Board of Supervisors.
The mission of the Pike County Sheriff’s Office is committed to enforce the public safety laws to provide peace and protection to the lives and property of all its citizens we serve through community partnerships, crime prevention, innovative technology and professional staff; to maintain effective supervision, reasonable care and support for all inmates during incarceration; to respect and value the human rights and moral values of all communities in a fair and responsible manner.
The vision of the Pike County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to achieve the highest in ethical standards for a safe environment with consistent visibility and expeditious service to improve the quality of life and become a leader in law enforcement through accountability, integrity and reliability.