The County Sheriff's Department is responsible for enforcing federal, state, county, and municipal laws and ordinances.


  Lee County, Iowa - Sheriff

Applications are being accepted to establish an eligibility list for employment in the position of E911 Communications Operator (law enforcement/first responder dispatcher)

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Application Deadline - 3:00 PM Friday, July 22, 2016


The Sheriff is an elected Lee County official serving a four year term.

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 Task Force.

Specialists in our office:
Defensive tactics instructor
Fire arms instructor
Full time investigator
2 D.A.R.E. officers
Narcotics officer
Reserve unit
Tazer instructor


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Address:
2530 255th Street
Montrose IA 52639

Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Numbers:
319-372-1152
or
319-524-1414
or
800-382-8900

County Sheriff:
Jim Sholl

Sheriff Links:
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Iowa State Sheriffs & Deputies Association (ISSDA)

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