The Sheriff is an elected
Jackson County official serving a four year term.
The Sheriff's Office is responsible in enforcing state, county and city
ordinances within the county. Duties of the office include but are not limited
to the following:
||Reports of, and investigation of, thefts, vandalisms, assaults,
illegal drug activity, reported child and/or domestic abuse, accidents
and all other criminal allegations. Deputies are also responsible for
the enforcement of traffic laws.
||The Sheriff's Office is also required to carry out duties related
with civil process including but not limited to:
Original notices and petitions, garnishments, orders, sheriff sales, room
and board reimbursements, evictions, protective orders and restraining
orders, involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness and / or
substance abuse, duties related to condemnation of private property and
the execution and return all writs and other legal processes issued by
The Sheriff’s Office patrols 648 square miles of the county and is the chief
law enforcement for the cities of Baldwin, La Motte, Monmouth, St. Donatus,
The Sheriff’s Office is located in the Jackson County Law Enforcement Center.
Employees are member of the Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies Association.
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Area Substance Abuse Council
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104 South Niagara Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Chad Gruver, K-9
used in the Sheriff's office
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