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Beginning February 1st, 2015, the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office will implement an Online Weapons Permit System. On that date, applicants will be able to access a website, navigable through this page, to begin the permit process. Additionally, computer kiosks are available in the Sheriff's Office Lobby if you wish to apply in person.

The Sheriff's Office will no longer accept paper applications for weapon permits.

Press Release

On-line Weapons Permit Application

2014 Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office Annual Report Released

2014 Annual Report 
2014 Annual Report Press Release

 2014 Black Hawk County Deputy of the Year

Deputy Scott Boldt

Deputy Boldt establishes a standard in his performance worthy of anyone to try to emulate. He is a strong leader and possesses a pleasant and friendly disposition with all who he encounters.” His service is deeply appreciated and his job performance is certainly worthy of this recognition.

The Press Release can be found here:


Deputy of the Year 2014 Announcement

New Details about the Range Training Facility can be found HERE.
Including directions, range info, contacts and schedules.

Upcoming Sheriff's Town Hall Meetings

Sheriff Tony Thompson has scheduled a monthly series of meetings 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!  
May 14th 6:30pm 
 Waterloo Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial Street, Waterloo
June 23rd 6:30pm  Dunkerton Dunkerton City Hall, 200 Tower Street, Dunkerton


During 2012, the Inmate Worker Program has had significant impact on...(READ MORE)

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office has Posted the New Fee Schedule for 2011!

New Fees ---> HERE

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