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As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the county, the Sheriff is responsible for enforcement of county, state and federal laws. The Sheriff’s Office investigates crimes, accidents and apprehends criminals. The Sheriff’s Office also operates the county jail and dispatches emergency services such as police, fire and ambulances. As an officer of the Court, the Sheriff serves civil process and enforces Court orders and warrants.



The Sheriffs office currently contracts for police service for many of the towns in Lincoln County. The towns currently contracted are:

Almira, Creston, Davenport, Harrington, Sprague and Wilbur

  Going on vacation? Request a Security check of your property while you are gone. Fill out this Request For Security Checks and bring it into the Sheriff’s Office before you leave.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has a limited number of free Project Childsafe gunlocks available for pick-up  24  hours a day at our office, located at 404 Sinclair St in Davenport.

Download gunlock description and instructions.