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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Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office Releases 2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report Press Release

Deputy of the Year 2016 Harold Oliver

Deputy of the Year 2016 Press Release

Deputy of the Year Webpage

With another Iowa winter upon us, we would like to remind drivers that this time of year can be especially hazardous. Always allow extra time for your travels, watch for changing weather and roadway conditions and always wear your seat belt. More winter driving tips can be found at:

Iowa DOT Winter Travel Information (website)

US Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Winter Driving Tips (interactive website)

NHTSA / OSHA Safe Winter Driving (.pdf)

 Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Urbandale and Des Moines Police Departments and the families of the murdered officers.

Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin

Des Moines Police Sgt. Anthony Beminio

Police Officer Justin Martin and Sergeant Anthony Beminio, were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol cars shortly after 1:00 am on November 2nd, 2016. We extend our deepest sympathies to all who had the privilege of knowing these gentlemen.

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!

March 16th 6:30pm Evansdale Evansdale City Hall, 123 North Evans Road, Evansdale
April 11th 6:30pm Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main Street, Cedar Falls


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



The Inmate Worker Program has had significant impact on...(READ MORE)


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

New Fees ---> HERE

This Website: Paid For And Maintained By Seized And Forfeited Assets in Black Hawk County.

Sheriff Tony Thompson


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