your help, we can keep drugs and crime out of Lincoln County.”
322 N. Wallace St.
P.O. Box 166
Ivanhoe, MN 56142
Fax: 507-694-1325 (Fax)
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County Sheriff’s Department is located in the Law Enforcement Center in
Ivanhoe, MN. The facility was built in 2001, replacing an older facility
which was built in 1902. The Law Enforcement Center is located directly
behind the Lincoln County Courthouse and houses the Communications
Center, Jail Facility and several offices for staff.
Sheriff: Chad Meester
Process: Linda Sorensen
Deputy Dallas Cornell
Deputy Chad Midtaune
Deputy Nathan Nafziger
Deputy Isaiah Wahl
Robin Sik (PT)
Benet Thooft (PT)
What We Do
The position of Sheriff
is an elected position, which the terms are 4 yrs in length. The Lincoln
County Sheriff’s Department offers 24-hour service for the citizens of
Lincoln County. Our Communications Center receives dispatches all 911
calls for the county. This includes fire, medical and police related
Lincoln County recently completed upgrading its E-911 system to provide
better emergency services to the citizens of Lincoln County. This
included rural addressing and rural signing of most roadways in Lincoln
County. Included were upgrades of computers to allow the Communication
Center Operators the ability to easily obtain names, phone numbers and
addresses of those calling for emergency assistance. These same
computers allow the operators the ability to track or follow the
emergency vehicles responding to addresses within Lincoln County.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for enforcement
of traffic laws, accident investigations, criminal investigations, crime
prevention, boat & water safety and enforcement, completing civil
process papers along with many additional services.
The Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center has the ability to house up to
15 inmates within the jail facility. The Sheriff’s Department personnel
is responsible for booking in inmates into and out of the jail facility,
along with transporting inmates to and from court as needed.