Kossuth County Sheriff

121 West State Street | Algona , IA 50511 | Phone: (515) 295-3514 | Fax: (515) 295-9304 | sheriffsoffice@kossuthcounty.iowa.gov

Jail: (515) 295-9277 | Meth Hotline: 1-866-295-3514

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4 PM

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Sheriff Roger Fisher

The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office will strive to serve the communities of Kossuth County with professionalism and integrity. Our goal is to build a mutual relationship of trust and respect with the citizens we serve and protect.

The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the law enforcement duties within all of Kossuth County, including:

  • Patrol duties and enforcement of State of Iowa laws and municipal or county ordinances.
  • Duties related to the civil process including but not limited to original notices and petitions, garnishments, sheriff sales, protective and restraining orders, subpoenas, court orders, and serving warrants.
  • Control of the Kossuth County Jail and custody of persons committed to the jail, both pre-trail and sentenced detainees that are arrested or placed in our facility by the courts.
  • Maintain the sex offender registry and investigate violations.
  • Issue and keep records of weapon permits.
  • Respond to emergency calls, conduct criminal investigations, coordinate mutual aid agreements with other jurisdictions, and any other duties listed in sections 331.651 thru 331.661 of the Code of Iowa.


The headings below (& in the Department Quick Links in the top right corner of the page) provide links to access more information about the following:

CIVIL DIVISION

  • Processing & Serving Civil Papers
  • Sheriff's Notices
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Eviction Process

OFFICE DIVISION

  • Weapon Permits
  • Sheriff's Office Administration

JAIL DIVISION

  • Victim Notification (VINE)
  • Public Fingerprinting
  • Scheduled Jail Time (Mittimus)
  • Room & Board Fees
  • Payment Plans
  • Inmate Mail
  • Commissary Funds
  • Telephone Use
  • Inmate Visitation
  • Appearance In Magistrate Court
  • Posting Bonds
  • Inmate Personal Property

SHERIFF’S OFFICE FACEBOOK PAGE

1440 PROGRAM

  • Recognition of Citizens & Employees