(320) 634-7700 | 130 E. Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, MN 56334

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Sheriff’s Office


Phone: (320) 634-5411
Fax: (320) 634-5457

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm

Dispatch Hours

Monday – Sunday
Always Open

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Services and Responsibilities

  • Enhanced 911 Emergency Calls
  • Provide full range of law enforcement services for Pope County
  • Traffic law enforcement:
    • Respond to calls for service
    • Investigate motor vehicle accidents
  • Water safety program:
    • Enforce boating regulations
    • Investigate drowning accidents in the county
    • Issue permits for special events
  • Provide crime prevention and education services to the general public
  • Minnesota Crime Alert Network
  • Minnesota Crime Watch
  • Operation I.D.
  • D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
  • Public Safety Announcements
  • Senior Citizens Rights
  • National Child Safety Council
  • H.E.L.P. Council
  • State and Federal Tobacco Compliance
  • Provide investigative services and preparation for prosecution by the County Attorney for all crimes including the following specialty areas:
    • Juvenile issues
    • Illegal narcotics/substance trafficking
    • Welfare fraud
  • Responsible for service of Civil Process including Sheriff’s sales, special Orders from the court and all arrest warrants emanating from the Court.
  • Work child abuse/neglect investigations jointly and separately with Pope County Family Services.
  • Responsible for call taking including 911 emergency calls and then dispatching all emergency response units in the County.
  • Responsible for security in the courtrooms and adjacent areas.
  • Responsible for the transportation of committed patients and prisoners.
  • Provide mutual aid for other law enforcement agencies in the County and surrounding areas.
  • Provide for specialized in-service training to all employees.
  • Coordination for all systems, programs and operations to ensure an integrated response to emergencies, hazards, contamination by hazardous materials and natural disasters.
Tim Riley

Tim Riley, Pope County Sheriff

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