We are sincerely proud of our distinguished history, and are committed to future excellence through proactive, aggressive, and innovative policing to positively impact Black Hawk County citizens. This website demonstrates our pledge to provide consistently excellent service with a community outreach focus.
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The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office will be holding a hiring rotation for the position of Civilian Detention Officer, on December 12th, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

Applications are due by November 26th, 2019 at Noon. An application fee of $15.00 is due by December 5th, 2019 at Noon. All applications must be submitted via the Black Hawk County Human Resources web link.

BHC Human Resources Web Link

General Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Hiring Process

Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office 2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report Press Release

Upcoming Sheriff's Town Hall Meetings

Since Sheriff Thompson was elected in 2008 and in every month since, he has hosted a community meeting somewhere in the county.  The locations move each month to a different community, in order to provide a transparent look at the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, allow the community to voice concerns, and spotlight programs and services offered by the Sheriff's Office. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Tuesday, January 14th 6:30pm                    
La Porte City        
Union Community High School, Board Meeting Room, 200 Adams Street, La Porte City              

Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office
225 E 6th Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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Sheriff Tony Thompson


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