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

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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Jail Sergeant Charley Dibbet promoted to Lieutenant

June 21, 2021

Detention Officer Sergeant Charley Dibbet was promoted to the rank of jail Lieutenant. Dibbet was appointed to the position of Detention Officer (Jailer) at the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office in January of 2015 by Sheriff Dan Altena; he was promoted to Sergeant in June of 2017. In addition to his regular jail duties, Dibbet oversees … 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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Sheriff Altena hires two full-time sheriff’s deputies

June 16, 2021

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has hired two full-time deputy sheriffs, Chad Van Ravenswaay and Seth Maitlen. Deputy Van Ravenswaay has been a police officer at the Orange City Police Department for the past five years. Van Ravenswaay has also served the sheriff’s office as a Telecommunications Officer (911 dispatcher) as well as reserve deputy … Read more

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Sheriff Altena hires two reserve sheriff’s deputies

June 16, 2021

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has hired two reserve deputy sheriffs, Jordan Kerr and Alex Bakker. Reserve Deputy Kerr also currently serves as a full-time police officer at the Rock Valley Police Department where he is also a K-9 handler. Kerr previously served as a police officer in Hartley, IA; he received a Bachelor of … 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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