Sioux County Sheriff

Sheriff’s Office canine team competes at trials

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 trials

Drone Team practices in exercise with Orange City health care staff

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 staff

Five Agencies Unite for Multi-County Traffic Safety Saturation Project

For the first time ever in northwest Iowa, two state and three county law enforcement agencies are coming together for a traffic safety saturation project. Administration from the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office have put together a saturation project … Read moreFive Agencies Unite for Multi-County Traffic Safety Saturation Project

Job opening for position of female part-time jailer

Sioux County Detention Officer ONE PART-TIME FEMALE DETENTION OFFICER (JAILER) The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of a female part-time Detention Officer (Jailer). Applicants will be required to pass a physical, written and psychological examination.  All applicants will be subject to a background check and drug test. Applications can be … Read moreJob opening for position of female part-time jailer

Train Derailment northwest of Hull *drone video* – July 31

On Wednesday, July 31, at 8:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a train derailment that occurred on the BNSF Railway, five miles northwest of Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, responding personnel discovered that approximately 25 of the 83 car train derailed. The train cars consisted of refrigerated, tank, freight and rock … Read moreTrain Derailment northwest of Hull *drone video* – July 31

Drone Response team assists at explosion – July 23

On Tuesday, July 23, at 3:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Drone Response Team assisted the Sheldon Fire Department, Sheldon Ambulance, Sheldon Emergency Management, O’Brien County Emergency Management and Sheldon Police Department at the location of an explosion that occurred at the Deluxe Feeds Elevator dairy building in Sheldon, IA. The Sheriff’s Office Drone … Read moreDrone Response team assists at explosion – July 23

Our 4th Annual Essay Contest Winner

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office recently held its fourth annual essay contest for sixth grade students. The grand prize winner is honored by having their essay posted on the Sheriff’s Office website and social media outlets the Sheriff’s Office uses: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and its Sioux County Sheriff App. The winner also receives a … Read moreOur 4th Annual Essay Contest Winner