Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office


Sheriff Wade Magers and his staff enforce and defend the United States Constitution and state constitution and laws. Read the National Sheriffs’ Association Article #2013-1 here.

Mission Statement:

  • To provide highly trained and professional Department members who will protect life and property through enforcement of regulations, ordinances, laws and maintain order within Lincoln County.
  • To prevent and detect criminal activity as well as to conduct investigations and to initiate prosecution within the court system.
  • To provide for the proper care and custody of inmates housed in the Lincoln County Corrections Facility.
  • To fulfill a commitment to public service by providing assistance of non-enforcement nature to citizens in need.
  • To provide effective crime control by actively fostering Department-citizen collaboration and problem solving and by seeking Deputy involvement in working partnerships between Department members and citizens in Lincoln County through the use of Community Policing techniques.

To report a non-emergency: (509) 725-3501
General Information: (509) 725-3501