The Lake County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services to the communities of Chester, Wentworth, Rutland, Nunda, Ramona, Junius, Winfred, and Brant Lake, as well as the rural areas of the county. Duties consist of law enforcement patrol, investigations, and the serving of civil processes for the court as well as maintaining a jail facility.

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
Requests for records relating to the business of the Sheriff's Office that are deemed public by South Dakota law must be formally made by letter sent via U.S. Mail to the address below. Pursuant to SDCL 1-27-37, Lake County treats requests by telephone or email to be informal. Lake County only accepts formal requests for records.

Lake County Sheriff
200 E. Center St.
Madison, SD 57042

Requests for public records for all other county business should be directed to the County Auditor.
Requests for records relating to filed court cases, both criminal and civil, should be directed to the Lake County Clerk of Courts.

Staff

Sarina Talich

Sheriff Send an Email

Micah Hofman

Patrol Sergeant Send an Email

Stephanie Ryan

Office Manager Send an Email

Contact Information

Main Office

Address:
Lake County Sheriff
200 E Center St
Madison SD 57042

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Phone:
605-256-7615
Fax:
605-256-7617
Jail Phone:
605-256-5044

Business Office Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday (excluding Holidays)

Announcements

Plat Deadline 7-8-24
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Complete Plats Due to be considered f for 7/16/2024 Meeting

CUP/Variance Deadlines 7-1-24
Monday, June 24, 2024

Complete Applications due for Conditional Use & Variances to be considered for 7/16/2024 Meeting

County Offices Closed - 7/4/24 - 7/5/24
Monday, June 24, 2024

County offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day!

June - License Plate Renewal K/L
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that begins with K or L.

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