Sheriff

Responsibilities & Services

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office provides law enforcement service to a population of nearly 62,500 full-time residents. During our peak tourist season the population triples to an estimated 187,500 people. Crow Wing County is 999 square miles: 45 miles from north to south and 27 miles from west to east. It has 92,000 acres of water.

Organization

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office has approximately 130 employees consisting of administrators, investigators, field deputies, correctional officers, dispatchers and a support unit.

There are 10 local police departments within Crow Wing County: Brainerd, Baxter, Breezy Point, Crosby, Crosslake, Cuyuna, Deerwood, Emily, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office and all of the local police departments work together in keeping Crow Wing County residents safe.

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2020 MSA Scholarship

Applications are now available for the 2020 Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) scholarship. Completed applications must be submitted to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office on or before October 16, 2020. Click here for additional information. Call 218-829-4749 if you have any questions.

Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office YouTube Channel

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