Clinton County Sheriff Department

Find Clinton County Iowa sheriff offices, departments, headquarters, jails, and detention centers. Sheriffs provide information on records, arrests, inmates, warrants, and mugshots.


Clinton County Sheriff's Office 241 7th Avenue North Clinton IA 52732 563-242-9211


About the Clinton County Sheriff Department

Sheriff's Departments in Clinton County, IA are law enforcement agencies responsible for the management of Clinton County jails and inmates and promoting public peace and safety through policing. Sheriff's Offices are tasked with patrolling areas not within the jurisdiction of the local Police Department. The Department is responsible for managing local court orders and judgments, including foreclosures, tax delinquencies, subpoenas, and repossessions.

You may contact the Sherriff's Office for questions about:
  • Clinton County jail records and inmate lookups
  • Inmate visitation and contact procedures
  • Mugshots and police reports
  • Clinton County, Iowa crime reports and Sheriff blotter
  • Warrant searches
  • Sheriff auctions
Clinton County Public Records

Sheriff Departments keep Clinton County public records, including criminal records, inmate rosters and jail records, mug shots, Sheriff blotters and logs, sales & auction activity, and public safety records. These records may be available upon request.

County Inmates & Jails

Clinton County Sheriff's Depts are tasked with a wide variety of law enforcement responsibilities, including operating Clinton County county jails, transporting and detaining prisoners until they are discharged, as well as detention facility maintenance.

Enforcing Legal Judgments

The Sheriff's Office is responsible for serving and executing a range of legal processes issued by non-criminal courts. These include issuing and enforcing summonses and subpoenas, court orders such as contempt of court, divorce papers, and evictions notices.

Office of the Sheriff

The Sheriff, often an elected official, is the head of the Sheriff's Department in Clinton County. The Office, all departments, Sheriff's deputies and non-law enforcement employees are led by the Sheriff who serves a term length in accordance with county law.

Clinton County Sheriff's Office Employment

Election to Clinton County Sheriff's Depts do not usually require any particular law enforcement or legal training, although most applicants are former law enforcement officers. Sheriff's deputies, who are not elected to their positions, must undergo Iowa state law enforcement training. You may contact the Sheriff's Office for more information about job requirements and applications.