Emmet County Sheriff's Department
Law Enforcement Center
114 North 6th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
For emergencies dial 911
hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Communication Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
County Sheriff, Mike
Deputy - Kevin Olson (Officer, Drug Investigator,
Deputy - Dale Baruth (Computer Forensics, D.A.R.E. Instructor, K-9 Officer)
Deputy - Jeff Merrill (Training Officer)
Deputy - Tony Ruter
Deputy - Thomas Bauler
Deputy - Brent Sexton
Deputy - Scott Girard
Civil Clerk - Laurie Harvego
Jail Administrator - Pablo Leal
Jailer - Tara Looft
Jailer - Drew Strom
Jailer - Blair Martyr
Dispatcher - Melissa Patrick
Dispatcher - Holly Van Langen
Dispatcher - Tera Shatto
Dispatcher - Jarrod Fischer
Dispatcher - Emily Roy
*Visitation - Thursdays and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm
to 9:00 pm.
will be allowed to visit a prisoner if they have any criminal charge pending in
visitors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
prisoner will fill out a visitor list monthly with three individuals on that
list. Those on the list are the only people allowed to visit a prisoner. Exception: a prisoner's minister or attorney may visit with
them at any time.
*Jail Room and Board: A prisoner that has been convicted in court
and sentenced to serve time in the Emmet County Jail must pay room and board.
*Daily rate: $35/day weekdays no work release -- $50/day with work release -- $50/day weekends
release will not be allowed unless court ordered. A person on work release
will pay their room and board in advance.
Breakfast (prepared on site) - Cereal, fruit, bread, milk and juice
Lunch (prepared on site) - Milk, cold meat sandwich, fruit, bag of chips
Supper - Hot lunch
Emmet County will provide 2 stamped envelopes per
week to be used by a prisoner. All mail coming or going may be read by
staff of the Emmet County Sheriff Department. Exception: Mail to or from the prisoner's attorney will remain confidential. No
obscene or pornographic material, food, beverages, tobacco will be allowed in
Inmates are allowed to use the inmate phone at any
time when they are not in lockdown. The person being called will be billed
for the call by Reliance Telephone Systems. Phone cards can also be purchased at a reduced rate by calling Reliance Telephone Systems at 1-800-896-3201. All calls may be monitored by staff.
for Small Claims Service is $15.00 for first defendant, $10.00 for additional
defendants, plus .45/mile with a minimum of 10 miles ($4.50).
and mileage do not have to be paid in advance of service. Advance
payment could be required from plaintiffs not paying on time or not paying for
for serving arrest warrants and subpoenas are $20.00 plus .45/mile with a minimum of 10
to Acquire is needed for a person that wishes to purchase any type of gun.
A Permit to Acquire is good for one year and the cost is $5.00, renewal fee is
concealed weapon permit is $25.00. Cost of a new Permit is $50.00
obtain a copy of your driving record for $7.00.
*A copy of
an accident report is $7.00.
list of Emmet County individuals that are registered with the Iowa Sex Offender
Registry click here.
VINE - Victim Information and Notification Everyday
The IowaVINE is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search
for information regarding their offender's custody status and register to receive telephone and e-mail
notification when the offender's custody status changes.
This service is brought to you by your local Emmet County Sheriff's Department.
The VINE toll-free number for IowaVINE is 1-888-742-8463.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON VINE
For information on the eviction process click here.
The Emmet County Sheriff's Department will do fingerprinting for a $5.00 fee.
Fireworks Permit Application
EMMET COUNTY FIREWORKS PERMIT APPLICATION - Click Here
To apply for a fireworks permit in Emmet County, please complete and return the application to the:
EMMET COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE
609 1st Avenue North
Estherville, IA 51334
Any questions, please call 712-362-4261