Cherokee County, Iowa Sheriff enforces state, county and city ordinances within the county.

 

County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012


Cherokee County, Iowa - Sheriff

Special Notices from the Sheriff's Office

 

  The Sheriff is an elected Cherokee County official serving a four year term.

   The Sheriff's Office is responsible in enforcing state, county and city ordinances within the county. They serve all of rural Cherokee County including towns of Larrabee, Meriden, Cleghorn, Quimby and Washta. 

   Duties of the office include but are not limited to the following:

Reports of, and investigation of, thefts, vandalisms, assaults, illegal drug activity, reported child and/or domestic abuse, accidents and all other criminal allegations. Deputies are also responsible for the enforcement of traffic laws.
The Sheriff's Office is also required to carry out duties related with civil process including but not limited to:

Original notices and petitions, garnishments, orders, sheriff sales, room and board reimbursements, evictions, protective orders and restraining orders, involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness and / or substance abuse, duties related to condemnation of private property and the execution and return all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority.
The Sheriff's Office is also in charge of the Cherokee County Jail and Cherokee County Communications Center


   Employees  are member of the  Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies Association.

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Address of
Sheriff's office:
111 North 5th Street
Cherokee, IA  51012



Visitation:
Wednesday


Phone Number:
Sheriff: (712) 225-6737
Jail: (712) 225-6738
Communications Center:
(712) 225-6728



Office Holder Name:
Sheriff
Dave Scott


Employees in
Sheriff's Office
Chief Deputy
Jeff Friedrichsen

Deputy Sheriffs
Luke Selk
Kenny Frank
Derek Scott
Alex Burditt

Civil Deputy
Barb Staver

Secretary
Rose Beazley


Related Links:
Area Substance Abuse Council

Iowa Courts Online

National Sex Offender Registry

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy

Iowa State Sheriffs & Deputies Association

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)

Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP)