To serve & Protect
OUR CORE VALUES
Protect Life and Property: We will provide services that contribute to the preservation and quality of life, the protection of property, and the safety of the people we serve.
Maintain Public Order: We will strive to maintain peace and public order.
Prevent, Detect and Investigate Criminal Activity: We will work to prevent crime through active patrols that limit the opportunity for a crime to occur, and through education of citizens that reduces the likelihood of them becoming victims of crime. We will provide a thorough, appropriate, and efficient investigation of criminal activity.
Community Service: As public servants it’s important that we provide the resources available for assisting members of the community with non-criminal circumstances. We will work in cooperation with our community to proactively identify and address areas of needed improvement.
Ethical Standards and Professionalism: Our goal is to be an organization in which each employee embraces integrity as the cornerstone upon which the public’s trust is built. We will strive to serve with professionalism, diligence, respect and concern for all people.
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 MISSION STATEMENT
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is committed to maintaining the public’s trust, providing protection, and professional leadership, by utilizing our skills and resources with integrity.
We embody the values of our office and reflect these values in the performance of our duties; dedicated to the preservation of the public's safety and well-being.
Latest news & Announcements
Thursday, November 7 is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Iowa. We have started the winter season a little early this year, but it’s good to review winter weather terminology and safety information. • Winter storm watch: an impactful snow or ice event is expected within the next few days. • Winter weather advisory: wintry precipitation … Read moreWinter Weather Awareness Day reminds us to prepare nowRead More
On Friday, October 18, at 11:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a request from a concerned party to check on the welfare of Daniel Kaufman, age 39 at his residence, 809 Sheridan Street, in Boyden, IA. When sheriff’s deputies arrived at the residence a short time later they observed heavy smoke inside the … Read moreSheriff’s Office investigating the death of a Boyden man in a house fireRead More
The Sioux Center Police Department is seeking to identify the people and vehicle in these photos regarding an investigation. If you know the owner of the vehicle or the identity of anyone in the attached photos or where they reside, please contact the Sioux Center Police Department at 712-722-0761; you can also reach them by calling … Read morePolice department seeking help identifying these suspectsRead More
On Friday, September 20, a joint enforcement project was conducted in Sioux, Lyon and Osceola Counties. Agencies who participated were the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement, and the Sheriff’s Offices of Sioux, Lyon and Osceola Counties. Statistics for the project are as follows: 100 Total Citations including 44 for speed, 15 for seat … Read moreZero Fatalities Headline Multi-County Agency ProjectRead More
Recently, Sioux County Deputy Sheriff K-9 handler Justin De Bruin and canine Sonny, certified and competed in the yearly United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Police Dog 1 and tracking certifications. The certifications included areas of obedience, agilities, suspect search, evidence search, suspect apprehension (with and without gun fire) and tracking. De Bruin and Sonny … Read moreSheriff’s Office canine team competes at trialsRead More
The sheriff’s office recently conducted a drill with staff of Prairie Ridge Care Center (PRCC) in Orange City, IA. The drill consisted of a staff member who simulated an elderly resident who wandered into a cornfield and remained there, not found by responders searching the area. The lost person was located quickly with the drone … Read moreDrone Team practices in exercise with Orange City health care staffRead More