Duties: The sheriff's office is responsible for law enforcement and the county jail (see more below).
Location: Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center, 1200 W. Grimes Ave, Fairfield, Iowa.
The Fairfield Police Department is also housed in this building, as well as the County Jail.
For emergencies only, dial 911
Sheriff (elected official): Bart Richmond, assumed office 01/01/21, term expires 2024, email@example.com
Chief deputy: Jerry Marcellus, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jail Administrator: Mike Simons, email@example.com
Staff Photo, 2018
Front row L-R: Sheriff Gregg Morton, Chief Deputy Bart Richmond, Lieutenant Jerry Marcellus, Civil SGT. Michele Campbell, Civil Clerk Ruth Deao.
Back row L-R: Deputy Mark Miller, Deputy Rusty Simpson, Deputy Kent Lox, Deputy Angela Pohren, Deputy Justin Smith, Deputy Tracy Vance, Deputy Aaron Hopper, Deputy Kris Metcalf.
Duties: The County Sheriff along with the County Attorney are chiefly responsible for enforcement of laws. The county maintains a jail which the County Sheriff supervises. Some of the duties of the County Sheriff are as follows:
The IowaVINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and email notification when the offender's custody status changes. The toll-free number for IowaVINE is 888-7-IAVINE or 888-742-8463. This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.