Bottineau County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Bottineau County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 314 5th St W, Bottineau, 58318 ND
  • Chief:
Phone: 701-228-2740
Fax: 701-228-2363

Bottineau County Sheriff's Office is located at 314 5th St W, Bottineau, 58318 ND. The Bottineau County Sheriff's Office phone number is 701-228-2740.

Bottineau County Sheriff's Office News

Shout out to moms everywhere......

BOTTINEAU COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ONE (1) OPEN PATROL DEPUTY POSITION TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF BOTTINEAU -Beginning salary range will be $44,508.00 to 50,088.00 depending on experience. -Bottineau county offers wide range of benefits including: NDPERS, retirement, life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, uniforms, take home vehicle. -Successful applicant must furnish own duty gear and sidearm. -Long guns and other standard equipment provided. -Preference will be given to those with prior law enforcement experience. -Overtime opportunities available. -Job responsibilities: Patrol, Serving Civil Papers, Responding to Calls For Service, Investigations, and Other General Law Enforcements Functions As Assigned. If interested job applications can be found at: Please send your resume, application, and cover letter to: Bottineau County Sheriff's Office, 314 west 5th St., Suite 4, Bottineau, ND 58318. If you have any questions please call 701-228-2740, ask for Sheriff Watson or Chief Deputy Schimetz.

Congratulations to Dispatcher Steve Keller on your final shift at the Bottineau County Sheriff’s office! We wish you the very best in your retirement!

Reminder for City of Bottineau residents: We are expecting snow accumulation of over 2 inches. Please move vehicles off the streets so the city crews can move snow!

Remember to check weather and road conditions before venturing out and about.

We got the nicest surprise in the mail today and felt it was worth sharing. Thank you Morton County!!

*******update******** The subject that was being sought by Bismarck Police and initiated the “blue alert” from earlier today has been located. He was taken into custody without incident in South Dakota.

Our office has taken numerous calls about the recent “blue alert” that people have been receiving on their cell phones. The blue alert is a notification alerting the public to be on the lookout for a specific person or vehicle. This subject is believed to be in the Bismarck area, not Bottineau County. There is no immediate threat to our community.

Deputy Zachari Parrish of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was killed in the line of duty today. He was 29 years old. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Deputy Parrish’s family and the men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Let’s ring in the new year right! If the celebration brings you out and about tonight, please be safe, don’t drink and drive! From all of us at the Bottineau County Sheriff’s Office, we wish you all a safe and happy new year!

Just a reminder when traveling during extremely cold temperatures. Always have an emergency kit in your vehicle. The kit should include cold weather clothing, hats, gloves, warm boots, blankets etc. Remember your cell phone and let friends or family know your route of travel.

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Bottineau County Sheriff’s Office!🎄

Make sure you come see us at Trunk or Treat! We will be there from 3:30-5pm. See you there!

Chief Deputy Schimetz had the honor of being a "celebrity" server for the Central School kids today in observance of National School Lunch week. Thanks for the invitation, it was a lot of fun!

A huge thank you to Meghann Proue and Morgan Kelley for dropping off a crate of goodies at our office today. The donation was in observation of national Thank a police officer day which is September 16th 2017. Your kindness is much appreciated!

This homemade thin blue line flag was donated to our office by Amy Schimetz. We are proud to have it on display in our lobby in honor of Deputy Chief Paul Leingang, a long time Mandan Police Officer who passed away in July 2017.

Again please stay out of the area of First Lutheran Church. Let fire and EMS do their jobs!

There is rumors that There is a fire at central school in Bottineau. That is untrue. There is a fire in the roof of First Lutheran Church. Bottineau Fire is on scene and people are asked to stay away from the scene for your safety.

Constitutional Concealed Carry (effective August 1, 2017) Following are the eligibility requirements for an individual to carry concealed in North Dakota without a concealed weapon license: -Must be at least 18 years of age. -Must be 21 to purchase a handgun, but may possess at 18 in North Dakota provided individual is legally able to possess a firearm under the law. -Must be a resident of North Dakota for 1 year as evidenced by ND drivers license or ND ID card. -Not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a firearm. -ND drivers license or ND ID card must be carried (or the individual must have a digital image of the license). -If carrying under this provision, the individual MUST inform law enforcement that they are in possession of the firearm upon any in-person contact by a law enforcement officer. -Restrictions on location (places) that a firearm may be possessed or carried by law (N.D.C.C. Title 62.1) still apply.- Full information can be found at:

July 11th 2017 Deputy Chief Paul Leingang lost his battle with cancer. Deputy Chief Leingang dedicated 37 years of his life to the Mandan Police Department and will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences go out to Deputy Chief Leingang's family, Mandan PD and the Mandan community.

Sheriff's Department is hosting a open house to the public for the opening of the new jail. Come join us for a tour of the new facility, coffee,and cake from 10 am to 2 pm.