Communication Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
County Sheriff, Mike
Chief Deputy - Kevin Olson (Drug Investigator, MART Team Tactical Operator, Sex Offender Registry Liaison)
Deputy - Jeff Merrill (Patrol Sergeant, Training Officer, Advanced Traffic Accident Investigator, Pursuit Driving Instructor)
Deputy - Tony Ruter (MART Team Tactical Operator)
Deputy - Thomas Bauler (Reserve Coordinator, SFST Instructor)
Deputy - Dillon Faas (MART Team Tactical Operator)
Deputy - Nick Merwald (MART Team Tactical Operator)
Deputy - Josh Zigrang
Deputy – Thomas Schultes
Civil Clerk - Laurie Harvego (Part-time Jailer)
Jail Administrator - Pablo Leal (Reserve Deputy)
Jailer - Drew Strom
Jailer - Bob Krause (Reserve Deputy)
Jailer - Liz Bates
Dispatcher - Melissa Patrick (Terminal Agency Coordinator)
Dispatcher - Emily Roy
Dispatcher - MacKenzie Siefken
Dispatcher – Anne Purdy
Part-time Dispatcher - Tera Shatto
Part-time Dispatcher - Jarrod Fischer
Part-time Dispatcher - Kyle Steffen (Reserve Deputy)
Part-time Dispatcher - Dave Peters
Part-time Jailer/Dispatcher – Blake Reierson
*Visitation - Thursdays and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm
to 9:00 pm.
will be allowed to visit a prisoner if they have any criminal charge pending in
visitors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
*Each prisoner will fill out a visitor list monthly with three visitors on that list. Immediate family do not need to be on the list. In addition to immediate family, those on the list are the only people allowed to visit a prisoner. Exception: a prisoner's minister or attorney may visit with them at any time.
*Jail Room and Board: A prisoner that has been convicted in court
and sentenced to serve time in the Emmet County Jail must pay room and board.
*Daily rate: $35/day weekdays no work release -- $50/day with work release -- $50/day weekends
release will not be allowed unless court ordered. A person on work release
will pay their room and board in advance.
Breakfast (prepared on site) - Cereal, fruit, bread, milk and juice
Lunch (prepared on site) - Milk, cold meat sandwich, fruit, bag of chips
Supper - Hot lunch
Emmet County will provide 2 stamped envelopes per
week to be used by a prisoner. All mail coming or going may be read by
staff of the Emmet County Sheriff Department. Exception: Mail to or from the prisoner's attorney will remain confidential. No
obscene or pornographic material, food, beverages, tobacco will be allowed in
Inmates are allowed to use the inmate phone at any
time when they are not in lockdown. The person being called will be billed
for the call by Reliance Telephone Systems. Phone cards can also be purchased at a reduced rate by calling Reliance Telephone Systems at 1-800-896-3201 or by visiting www.reliancetelephone.com. All calls may be monitored by staff. iPods for texting are also available for use by inmates and text cards can be purchased in the same manner as phone cards. All texts sent and received may be monitored by staff.
for Small Claims Service is $30.00 for first defendant, $20.00 for additional
defendants, plus .50/mile with a minimum of 10 miles ($5.00).
and mileage do not have to be paid in advance of service. Advance
payment could be required from plaintiffs not paying on time or not paying for
for serving arrest warrants and subpoenas are $35.00 plus .50/mile with a minimum of 10
to Acquire is needed for a person that wishes to purchase any type of gun.
A Permit to Acquire is good for five years and the cost is $25.00.
permit to carry weapons is $25.00. Cost of a new Permit is $50.00
obtain a copy of your driving record for $7.00.
*A copy of
an accident report is $7.00.
HSI Victim Notification Program
The HSI Victim Notification Program allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien’s release from custody. However, victims and witnesses are required to register with HSI in order to receive notifications. Please CLICK HERE for more information on the Universal Resource Locator for the HSI Victim Notification Program.
list of Emmet County individuals that are registered with the Iowa Sex Offender
Registry click here.
VINE - Victim Information and Notification Everyday
The IowaVINE is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search
for information regarding their offender's custody status and register to receive telephone and e-mail
notification when the offender's custody status changes.
This service is brought to you by your local Emmet County Sheriff's Department.
The VINE toll-free number for IowaVINE is 1-888-742-8463.