Wells County Sheriff

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Wells County Sheriff Details

Address and Phone Number for Wells County Sheriff, a Sheriff Department, at Railway Street North, Fessenden ND.

Wells County Sheriff
700 Railway Street North
Fessenden, North Dakota, 58438

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About the Wells County Sheriff

The Wells County Sheriff, located in Fessenden, North Dakota, is a law enforcement agency that promotes public safety in Wells County through public policing and the management of county jails and inmates. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for patrolling any unincorporated areas of the county or areas not covered by the municipal Police force as well as enforcing legal judgments such as foreclosures, repossessions, and tax delinquencies.

You may contact the Sherriff's Office for questions about:
  • Who is in Jail
  • Visiting and contacting Wells County inmates
  • County jail records and mug shots
  • Public safety and criminal activity
  • Sheriff's Office sales & auctions
  • Wells County law enforcement
Wells County Public Records

The Sheriff's Dept maintains public records that are available upon request. These records include inmate logs, mug shots, jail records, policing logs, Sheriff's sales & auctions, mortgage foreclosures, and public safety records.

County Inmates & Jails

The Wells County Sheriff's Department is responsible for a variety of functions related to law enforcement. The Department is charged with managing jails in Wells County, North Dakota, which entails taking custody of prisoners and holding them until they are discharged, as well as managing the operations of the jail and maintaining the facility. The Sheriff also transports inmates to other detention facilities and court.

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 is a chief law enforcement officer for Wells County and the head of the Sheriff's Office. Sheriffs are elected officials who usually serve four-year terms designated by local laws and are responsible for oversight of the other employees of the Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff's Office Employment

There are typically no requirements for elected Sheriffs to have any specific legal or law enforcement experience or training, though most come from a law enforcement background. Deputies and other law enforcement officers in the Wells County Sheriff's Dept go through law enforcement training. For specific information about employment with the Sheriff's Department, including job requirements and applications, you should contact the Office directly.

Contact the Wells County Sheriff

You may contact the Sheriff's Office by calling 701-547-3211, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wells County Sheriff, 700 Railway Street North, Fessenden, North Dakota, 58438