What are the responsiblities of the County Sheriff?

The County Sheriff is responsible for maintaining peace and enforcing the law in rural areas of the county and in towns and villages not having municipal police departments. The office investigates criminal offenses and traffic accidents, enforces traffic laws, and serves as a representative of the County Coroner in death investigations. Other duties include:

  • Collecting delinquent property taxes
  • Execution of complex court orders
  • Extradition of prisoners from other states
  • Providing security services to County and District courts
  • Serving civil process and warrants
  • Transporting jail prisoners

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1. Where is the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office located?
2. Is the County Sheriff elected or appointed, how long is a term?
3. What are the responsiblities of the County Sheriff?
4. How do I become a Deputy Sheriff?
5. How do I file a protection order?
6. How do I obtain a Concealed Weapon Permit?
7. How do I obtain a Handgun Purchase Permit?
8. How do I register as a sex offender in Nebraska?
9. How do I pay waiverable citations online?
10. How do I get fingerprinted for a job?
11. Where can I lookup registered sex offenders in my neighborhood?
12. What are the laws regarding junk vehicles on private property?
13. How can I make a complaint?