Happy Independence Day from the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office

While most people are firing up their grills and icing down their cold drinks, about a million of us badge-wearing, oath takers are putting on our vests, duty firearms, heading out the door for our shifts and turning the key on a patrol vehicle. So are many EMS workers, firemen/women, and emergency workers. Take the … Read more

Deputy Dorhout and K-9 McGrath attend Crisis Response Therapy K-9 Academy

Last week, Deputy Dorhout and Crisis K-9 McGrath, a.k.a. Big Mac, was given the amazing opportunity to train with the Crisis Canines of the Midlands and their K-9 teams under the direction of TEAM K9 Academy. The training worked on desensitizing through exposure to multiple different emergency scenes. From emergency response vehicles, bombs, robots, drone, … Read more

Confinement fire south of Hospers – March 31

On Sunday, March 31, at 9:39 a.m.  the Hospers Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 report of fire that occurred at a hog confinement, 3725 Log Avenue, one and one-half miles north of Hospers, IA The Hospers Fire received mutual assistance from fire departments of  Sheldon, Alton, Granville, Boyden and Orange City; the Orange City Ambulance, … Read more

Two day ALERTT training held in Sioux Center

Trained Law Enforcement is prepared law enforcement. Prepared law enforcement equals safer communities. A big thank you to the Sioux Center Police Department for hosting this training and Sioux Center Middle School for letting us use your building. Thank you to the Iowa Governor’s School Safety Board, Iowa State Patrol Tactical Team and FBI for … Read more

Information sought in cattle gate thefts

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several recent reports of theft of cattle gates that have occurred around the Sioux County area. If you have any information about these thefts, or are a victim of cattle gate theft, you are asked to call the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office at 712.737.3307.