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Hamilton County Sheriff

The County Sheriff is the principle peace office of the county and:

  • Summons grand jurors and trial jurors
  • May call any person to his/her aid, and when necessary summons the power of the county.
  • Serves subpoenas and other notices and levies on property when a judgment has been secured
  • Executes and returns all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority
  • Custodian of the county jail, and responsible for all prisoners committed to him until discharged by law
  • On commitment from the Clerk of District Court convey convicts to the penitentiary and patient to mental health facilities
  • Required to make especial investigations into alleged law violations when directed by the County Attorney
  • In unincorporated areas of the county the Sheriff is responsible for law enforcement and provides for law enforcement services for towns that contract with the office
  • Issues all gun permits and is in charge of the county drug task force






 Dennis Hagenson

Dennis Hagenson
Scott McConnell
Chief Deputy
Office Staff:
 Luanne Paper
 Julie Runyon
 Tracy Queen
Hamilton County Courthouse
P.O. Box 444
2300 Superior Street, Suite 8
Webster City, Iowa 50595
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.