The Support Division is committed to providing public safety services to our citizens by providing support to our various divisions. In 2019, the team assisted over 6,523 walk-ins and countless calls.

There are 10 full time employees that work in the areas of Administration, Civil Process, Records, Investigations and Reception. These employees are responsible for activities such as: budget preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, ordering supplies, grant writing/reporting, civil paper service, writ processing, conducting mortgage foreclosure sales, tracking alarm registrations, processing permits, transcription, statistical submissions, compiling reports and answering requests for data.

Civil Process Unit

The Civil Process Unit is responsible for providing timely service of legal court documents such as:

  • Domestic Abuse Orders for Protection
  • Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Evictions
  • Writs of Execution

If you have questions about the status of process of service or other civil process related questions, please contact us by phone at 218-829-4749.

Records Unit

The Records Unit is responsible for collection and production of all documents created during the course of criminal investigations. The Records Unit also enters and tracks lost and stolen property through a state and national database. The Records Unit is also responsible for processing all handgun permits.

Requests for copies of reports can be made at the Sheriff’s Office or by calling 218-829-4749.

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