Sheriff's Office

Sheriffs Office

It is the mission of the Linn County Sheriff’s Office to protect the lives and property of the residents of this county by providing the highest quality and most professional law enforcement, correctional, and support services attainable in a cost-effective manner.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is the second largest sheriff’s office in Iowa. We are a full service law enforcement agency that operates seven areas of public service, including the Patrol, Criminal (Detective), Communications, General Services, Finance, Civil, and Correctional Center Divisions.

Special Deputy Hiring

If you're interested in law enforcement and giving back to your community, consider joining the Linn County Sheriff's Office as a Volunteer Reserve Deputy. The application deadline is Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM. For more information and to apply, visit Linn County's career pages

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