Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Welcome!

The Franklin County Sheriff and Sheriff's Deputies are the police force for residents of the unincorporated areas of the county, and by contract, provide law enforcement for the cities of Alexander, Coulter, Dows, Geneva, Hansell, Latimer, and Popejoy. The Sheriff's Office handles all routine and emergency calls for these areas, and regularly patrols all areas of the county. The office of Sheriff is an elected office.

Mission Statement

The general duties of the sheriff include (but are not limited to):

  • Investigations
  • Law enforcement services
  • Execute and return all writs and other legal processes issued to the sheriff by legal authority
  • Have charge of the county jail and custody of the prisoners committed to the jail
  • See other duties in Chapter 331 Code of Iowa

Please click on the links below to learn more about the services and duties of the Sheriff's Office.
 

CodeRED Emergency Notification System
Warning Siren System
New Gun Permit Law
Personal Emergency Planning & Preparedness

IPONDA: Iowa Protective Order Notification for Domestic Abuse Program
 
CIVIL DIVISION

Fees
Foreclosure Sales
Eviction Procedures
Probation

PATROL DIVISION

Crime Prevention
Domestic Violence
Victims Rights
Sex Offender Registry
Most Wanted

INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION

Identity Theft/Fraud

JAIL DIVISION
COMMUNICATIONS/911 DIVISION
SPECIAL UNITS

K-9 Unit
Tactical
D.A.R.E.

RELATED INTERNET LINKS

 

Sheriff's Office
Contact Information

24-Hour Number: 641-456-2731
Daytime Number: 641-456-6035
Fax: 641-456-2216

Emergency Number: 911

Law Enforcement Center
105 5th St. SW
PO Box 57
Hampton, Iowa 50441

Administrative Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Sheriff
Larry Richtsmeier

Chief Deputy
Linn Larson

Administrative Staff
Cheryl Crandall
Kathy Heilskov
Heidi Hilton

Officers
Leon Root
Stephen Bardole
Adam Blau
Aaron Dodd
Rick Rieken