Sheriff

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Phone

308-785-2420

Fax

308-785-2036

Mailing Address

PO Box 316
Elwood, NE 68937

Location

507 Smith Ave
Elwood, NE 68937

Links

Nebraska State Patrol

Dennis Ocken 

Sheriff

It is the duty of the sheriff to serve, execute and return writs or other legal process issued by a lawful authority. The sheriff shall prepare and file an annual inventory statement of county personal property in his or her custody. The sheriff has charge and custody of the jail and its prisoners, except in counties where a county board of corrections exists and has duties over the jail. It is the duty of the sheriff to keep the peace, apprehend criminals and perform other duties as peace officer. The sheriff may appoint deputies but such deputies may not be the county treasurer, clerk, register of deeds or surveyor.