Welcome to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office website!
I believe it is important to communicate with all of the residents in Scott County about our different divisions, programs and the general workings of the Sheriff’s Office. Along with the information provided in the links at the left, you may also find more information about our divisions by using the “Sheriff’s Office” tab on the right of any page. If you are looking for something more specific, we would be happy to assist you.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is committed to making Scott County a great place to live, work and play. Our staff will work hard to ensure that your safety is the number one priority.
We are proud to serve the people of Scott County and to wear the badge of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
If you ever need any additional information that is not provided, please feel free to contact the Sheriff’s Office. You can contact me directly at 952-496-8318 or email email@example.com
|Have a great day and drive safely!
Scott County Sheriff
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Scott County Sheriff's Office Incident Map
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Role and Responsibility of the Sheriff
The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in the county and is the only elected law enforcement official. The Sheriff Office's primary concern and most important function is the safety and well-being of all persons and property in Scott County.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is accountable for providing law enforcement services to the 11 townships of: Belle Plaine, Blakeley, Cedar Lake, Credit River, Helena, Jackson, Louisville, New Market, Sand Creek and Spring Lake. Although the cities of Belle Plaine, Jordan, New Prague, Prior Lake, Savage and Shakopee have full-time police departments, the Sheriff’s Office assists them as needed. We also serve the citizens of Elko New Market.
Included responsibilities of the Sheriff per Minnesota State Statute Chapter 387:
• Executing court-issued civil and criminal process,
• Providing patrol and investigative functions,
• Providing patrol of the lakes and waterways,
• Searching for lost persons,
• Providing a secure, healthy detention facility,
• Maintaining an accurate record-keeping system, and
• Providing a 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center.