The Courthouse, Animal Shelter, District shops and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 for Labor Day.

County Sheriff

The County Sheriff's Office

Chris Morris
Chris Morris
Chris Morris

  • Preserves the peace and protects life and property within the county's jurisdiction
  • Has power and authority to operate the County Jail
  • Has authority to apprehend and secure persons charged with a felony or breach of peace
  • Serves warrants and processes papers ordered by the District Court
  • Accountable for all fees received by Sheriff Office and deposits them daily with the County Treasurer
  • Relies on the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector for oversite and guidance

Some content may be extracted from OSU Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet AGEC-802 and/or the County Training Program website. More complete information is available from these sources.