Sioux County Sheriff

Eye Witness Activity for law class students

Our School Resource Officer, Deputy Waylon Pollema, along with the Unity Christian High School Law Class teacher, Ms. Kris Talsma, led an “Eye Witness” activity with the law classes. In the activity, an unknown person entered the classroom suspiciously, stole a computer and left some articles of evidence behind. The law students were then asked … Read more

Holiday Safety Tips

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to share our following Holiday Safety Tips to contribute to the safety and security of people during the holiday season. The holiday season is always a special time of year but also a time when busy people become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. We … Read more

Sheriff’s Office to participate in “No-Shave November” as Fundraiser

 Sheriff’s Office to participate in No-Shave November as Fundraiser   Starting on Tuesday, November 1, and running through the month of November, deputies and all Sheriff’s Office employees have asked to sport a new look to support a local worthy cause. In observance of the No-Shave November movement seen across the United States, the Sioux … Read more

High school crime scene activity ends with office and Courthouse tour

The four freshman Physical Science classes from Western Christian High School participated in a crime scene activity October 24 – 28. The activity was facilitated by Physical Science teachers, Shawn DeStigter, Sarah Wilson and our School Resource Officer, Deputy Waylon Pollema. On the first day of the activity the students were given a scenario: acting as … Read more

Sheriff’s Office Drone Highlight Video

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 more