From day-to-day clerical responsibilities to answering questions of visitors, our staff handles a variety of responsibilities to ensure a smooth-running department.
The "nerve center" of public safety in Sherburne County ... staffed 24-hours-per-day to coordinate all emergency services.
With 667 beds, the jail is currently the 2nd largest county facility in the state.
Responsible for maintaining safety in the county's five courtrooms and security in the government center.
Formed to address gang and/or drug related activity in the county.
Responsible for coordinating the department's response to major events, from weather related and natural disasters to terrorism.
Responsible for high-risk building entries, hostage situations, and other incidents where use of force against officers is likely.
Investigations can range from proactive to reactive; responding to reported incidents as well as preventing crime (as is often the case in narcotics investigations).
The K-9 Unit specializes in narcotics searches and in locating explosives.
Another group, comprised solely of volunteers, who serve on horseback to add versatility to the department's services.
As its name implies, the patrol division is comprised of those staff members who perform patrol duties throughout Sherburne County.
These are individuals who volunteer their time to assist the patrol division with regular activities throughout the county ... from security checks to special surveillance operations.
Handles all movements of prisoners between Sherburne County and other jails, medical facilities, federal facilities and in-house inmate court appearances.
There are 83 lakes measuring at least 10 acres in size in Sherburne County. Officers in this division receive special training and tools to promote safety and to educate the public.