Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 111 North 5th Street, Cherokee, 51012 IA
  • Chief:
Phone: (712)225-6737
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Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is located at 111 North 5th Street, Cherokee, 51012 IA. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office phone number is (712)225-6737.

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office News

Attached you will find a link for Physical standards and a printable application for our open position of deputy sheriff! Thanks! https://cherokeecountyiowa.com/offices/hr/employment.htm

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***All issues have been fixed*** Due to a cut in a fiber line, 911 calls placed from cell phones will ring over to Buena Vista County 9-1-1. You CAN still use 9-1-1 and the information will be relayed. Landline calls are functioning as normal. We will update when this issue is resolved.

This dog was found south of Cherokee on 620th. The owner can claim her at Valley Vet in Cherokee.

** PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE *** CHEROKEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2 POSITIONS, A JAILER AND A DISPATCHER. JAILERS AND DISPATCHERS WORK SCHEDULE INCLUDES: ROTATING SHIFTS, DAY SHIFTS, NIGHT SHIFTS AND WEEKEND SHIFTS. MINIMUM HIRING AGE IS 18, HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT, SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PHYSICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL & BACK GROUND CHECK. TRAINING IS PROVIDED FOR THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT. BENEFITS INCLUDE: PAID HOLIDAYS, HEALTH & LIFE INSURANCE AVAILABILITY, SICK TIME & IOWA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, LONGEVITY PAY AND SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL PAY. APPLICATIONS WILL BE TAKEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 111 N. 5TH STREET CHEROKEE, IA 51012, FROM 8AM TO 4PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. PHONE REQUEST FOR AN APPLICATION CAN BE MADE BY CALLING 712-225-6737 THANK YOU

As Crews are wrapping up the anhydrous ammonia event that occurred in Aurelia today. We would like to take a moment to thank all agencies that were involved in keeping the residents of Aurelia safe. Aurelia Fire Department, Aurelia Police Department, Cherokee County Emergency Management, Aurelia Public Works, Cherokee Police Department, Sioux City Hazardous Material Team, Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Iowa DOT, FCA employees, Alta-Aurelia School Faculty, Cherokee County Communication Center and many other citizens and volunteers.

ATTENTION: All parts of Aurelia city limits are now open. Everyone may return home now. Thank you and drive safe as emergency personnel are still working around the area.

ATTENTION: At 5pm all of Aurelia will be open to return home with the exception of Ridgeview Lane and a portion of Highway 7 near the Elevator. Ridgeview Lane will be closed from Myrtle Street to Valor Road. Until further notice. We will continue to update as this situation evolves.

THE EMERGENCY PERSONNEL THAT ARE ON THE SCENE WILL BE MEETING AT 4PM. NEW INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT APPROXIMATELY 4:45 P.M. WE WILL UPDATE AS SOON AS WE KNOW MORE INFORMATION.

UPDATE: 2:39 PM, the evacuation is still in place. Please note this evacuation is a precautionary measure to assure safety. At this time no injuries or illness has been reported however it is still important to remain out of the area until the all clear is given. Responders including Emergency Management, Fire & Rescue, HazMat, DNR, First Coop and Law Enforcement are working diligently to stop and contain the leak, assure safety and get people home as quickly as safely possible. We appreciate your support and understanding. UPDATE: parents that pick your children up at Aurelia School will be able to pick them up at the Alta High School due to the evacuation. UPDATE: due to a ammonia leak, Aurelia east of Main St and north of HWY 7 has been evacuated. This evacuation is now being expanded to the area west of Main St and north of HWY 7 as wind direction changes. A ammonia leak has been reported in the area south east of HWY 7 and Main St. Aurelia. For safety all residence and business east of Main St are being evacuate. If you know of anyone with special needs and may need assistance evacuating please contact the Aurelia Police Department. Crews are currently working on canvassing the town to evacuate residence.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer. Tonight the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee Police Department, Iowa State Patrol, Cherokee Fire Department and Cherokee Regional Medical Center participated in this fun event! Thanks to everyone that came out in Cherokee!!

A nice surpise from these ladies! Thank you for your positive support of our Community! Great Job! You ARE making a difference!

Additional road closed: C44 in between Highway 59 and River Road is now closed due to water on the road.

ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING EAST MAIN STREET IN CHEROKEE HWY 59 SOUTH AT BEECH ST. SILVER SIOUX ROAD AT SILVER SIOUX PARK BARNES ROAD (480TH TO OLD 21) OUR LOCAL KCHE RADIO IS DOING AN AWESOME JOB AT KEEPING EVERYONE UP TO DATE. PLEASE TUNE IN! A LOT OF CALLS FOR ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION IS COMING IN TO OUR COMMUNICATIONS CENTER. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS BEFORE CALLING FOR ROAD INFORMATION. REMEMBER THIS FLOODING CAUSES THEM TO BE EXTREMELY BUSY! WE WILL UPDATE WHEN WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION... POLICE CHIEF NATE JAMES ADVISED THERE IS A PILE OF SAND IN THE PARKING LOT BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR SAND BAGS.

The Cherokee County Dispatch Center recently received some awesome graphics to put on the walls. Thanks Pilot Rock Signs!

This property was found in Marcus. The owner of the property can claim it at the Sheriff’s Office in Cherokee.

May 20th-26th 2018 is National EMS Week. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize and show our appreciation for our EMT’s and Paramedics that serve our Cherokee County Community. These first responders are a vital asset to our community and hold a high professional standard when dealing with medical emergencies. Our local departments include. Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee Fire, Aurelia Fire, Larrabee Fire, Meriden Fire, Cleghorn Fire, Marcus Fire, Quimby Fire, and Washta Fire. Thanks for all you do!

National Correctional Officers Week is May 6th through May 12th. During this week we recognize our jailers for all the hard work they exemplify each and every day. Jailers have a thankless job, but play a vital role in the criminal justice system! Our Jail staff includes: Keva Wolf- Jail administrator Kim Dierenfeld- Chief Jailer Lisa Dame- Jailer Kathy Peterson- Jailer Carrie Hill- Jailer Joyce Baxter-Jailer

Cherokee County Sheriff Jerod Clyde and Sgt. Kenny Frank voting for the primary elections! Absentee voting will be open Monday through Friday 8AM-4:30PM now through June 4th at the auditors office. Tuesday June 5th is Voting Day. Do your part and get out and vote! Thanks!