To serve & Protect
As a law enforcement agency, called to serve the public, we continue to work on building trust with the people we serve.
We are committed to our Vision Statement:
"The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office will be dedicated to preserving a high quality of life and the enhancement of public safety. We will be committed to serve with professionalism, diligence, respect, integrity and concern for all people. We will foster an environment in which the sheriff’s office and the community work together as catalysts for positive community development."
Our men and women enter this profession with a sincere desire to preserve and respect the sanctity of life.
We pledge that we will continue to offer our hand to build community partnerships and maintain an environment of openness and respect for all whom we serve.
- Sheriff Dan Altena
Latest news & Announcements
Deputy Sheriff Caleb Haverdink was promoted to the rank of patrol sergeant on June 1, 2021. Haverdink was appointed to the position of deputy sheriff at the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office in April of 2007 by Sheriff Dan Altena. In addition to his regular patrol duties Haverdink has experience in specialized areas including, Critical Emergency … Read moreRead More
Recently, Sergeant Justin De Bruin and K9 Sonny attended the 2021 United States Police Canine Association narcotic trials held in Fort Madison, IA. The sheriff’s office canine team passed with a score of 197.67 out of a possible 200 points. The test consisted of searching five cars and three rooms to locate a total of … Read moreRead More
Our School Resource Officer, Deputy Waylon Pollema, continues to train our area schools in the ALICE Training concepts. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate. ALICE Training offers a set of common-sense lifesaving options and proactive strategies that authorizes and empowers the use of existing building infrastructure, technology and human actions. Using those strategies … Read moreRead More
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has used its drone for various events that have occurred in our area. Some examples are: train derailments, flooding, fires, explosions and searching for lost or missing persons. We have compiled a short video that shows some of these events and it includes a brief description of the particular event … Read moreRead More
The Sioux County Sheriﬀ’s Oﬃce hopes to improve the concealed weapon pistol permit process by allowing residents to now fill out an application online. You can now apply online for a concealed weapon permit and also a permit to acquire a pistol or revolver through the Sheriﬀ’s Oﬃce website: Application for Iowa Permit to Carry … Read moreRead More