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                                  Our new fee schedule took effect on 1/1/2014, please take a look at the Revised Fee Schedule

Welcome to the website of the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.  We hope you find it both informative and interesting. 

Several popular features are available online through this website; one is the Jail Roster Search, which is an online search of current inmates in the Dakota County Jail.  Another is the Warrant Search; here you can easily find out if there are active Dakota County warrants (adults only) for the supplied name.  

We also provide information on foreclosed propertiesthroughout Dakota County.  Citizens interested in applying for a Permit to Carry or Purchase can download the application directly from our website. You can also view our organizational chart of the Dakota County Sheriff's Office. 

Lastly, be sure to click on the department’s weekly newsletter entitled, “A Front Row Seat to the Greatest Show on Earth,” for a look at weekly highlights from our organization.  Our website is dedicated to our citizens, for whom we take great pride in providing a wide range of public safety services. 

A new addition to our site can be found by clicking on the Humor section, where you will enjoy the artwork of Correctional Deputy Joe Engesser as he brings our focus to the lighter side of law enforcement.

Our deputies and staff members are committed to making Dakota County a safe place for you and your family to live and work. I am very proud of their efforts in arresting criminals, taking drunk drivers off the road, and responding to emergencies.

If we can ever be of assistance to you or your family, please feel free to contact us. Stay safe!

Your sheriff,

Dave Bellows

Mission Statement:

To provide professional, progressive, and proactive service while maintaining the public trust.


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