Sheriff's Office

Sheriffs Office


It is the mission of the Linn County Sheriff's Office to protect the lives and property of the citizens of this county by providing the highest quality and most professional law enforcement, correctional, and support services attainable in a cost-effective manner.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office is the second largest sheriff's office in Iowa. We are a full service law enforcement agency that operates seven areas of public service, including the Patrol, Criminal (Detective), Communications, General Services, Finance, Civil, and Correctional Center Divisions.

  1. October 26 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Read on...
  2. Sheriff's Office Acquires New BearCat Armored Rescue Vehicle

    The BearCat® protects first responders in potentially deadly situations and allows law enforcement to rescue citizens from life-threatening situations. Read on...
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