Sioux County Sheriff

To serve & Protect

Sheriff

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

Public Awareness Advisory – TikTok trend “Devious Licks”

September 21, 2021

A recent social media challenge and trend has made its way into Sioux County schools and the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the public, parents and schools about it. The nationwide TikTok trend called “Devious Licks,” is aimed at middle school and high school students encouraging them to vandalize and steal items … Read more

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Fatal motor vehicle accident near Hull – September 3

September 4, 2021

On Friday, September 3, at 5:53 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Hickory Avenue, two miles north of Hull, IA. Lorna Moss, age 69, of Sioux Center, IA was traveling northbound on a bicycle in the northbound lane on Hickory Avenue. Seth De … Read more

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Project Lifesaver available in Sioux County

July 26, 2021

We are excited to announce that Project Lifesaver, a rapid response program designed to help quickly locate people who wander due to Alzheimer’s Syndrome, Autism, Down Syndrome, dementia and other cognitive impairment, is now available to Sioux County residents. If you are interested in learning more about this program and live in Sioux County or … Read more

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Tales and Trails Summer Camp Visit

June 28, 2021

Recently, Captain Jamie Van Voorst and Deputy Todd Bergsma were invited to a visit with the students of the Tales and Trails Summer Camp at the Sioux Center Christian School. Van Voorst and Bergsma were able spend time with the students explaining the job duties of a deputy sheriff and the tools that they use … Read more

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*Scam Alert* Air Duct Cleaning Scams

June 21, 2021

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the citizens of Sioux County of possible air duct cleaning scam that has been occurring in the area recently. These air duct cleaning crews offer a low-priced opportunity to clean residential or business ductwork. The phone number they have been using is 712-218-2577. When you call … Read more

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Students learn about the job duties of a deputy sheriff and see drone demonstration

June 15, 2021

Recently, Captain Jamie Van Voorst and Chief Deputy Nate Huizinga were invited to speak to the students of Mrs. Chanda Bakker‘s Rock Valley Community School Summer Enrichment Program. Huizenga and Van Voorst were able spend time with the students explaining the job duties of a deputy sheriff and the tools that they use in various … Read more

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