|Isaac Skinner, Deputy with Lee County Sheriff’s Office receiving
letter of Commendation from Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl. The
Commendation was earned when Deputy Skinner apprehended a suspect
following in a bank robbery in Keokuk, Iowa. (Photo courtesy of Tri
States Public Radio)
|Jamie Emmet, Lee County Sheriff’s office, receiving letter of
appreciation from Lee County Board of Supervisor Chair Ernest Schiller.
Mr. Emmet has retired after providing 34 years of dedicated service to
the Sheriff’s office and the citizens of Lee County. (Photo courtesy
of Tri States Public Radio)
The Sheriff is an elected Lee County official serving a four
The Sheriff's Office is responsible in enforcing state and county laws 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 lawful authority.
The Sheriff’s Office patrols the 538 square miles of the county
and is the chief law enforcement for the cities of Wever, Denmark, Houghton,
Primrose, St. Paul, Franklin, Argyle, Charleston, New Boston, Vincennes,
Summitville and Sandusky.
The Sheriff’s Office provides 24 hour dispatching of Law Enforcement, Fire and
EMS Services within Lee County.
The Sheriff's office is a member of the Lee County Narcotics
Specialists in our office:
||Defensive tactics instructor
||Fire arms instructor
||Full time investigator
||2 D.A.R.E. officers
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Montrose IA 52639
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