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35 Years Ago this month, two Waterloo Police Officers were murdered, and a Black Hawk County Deputy was killed in a vehicle crash in search of a wanted individual. Their service and sacrifice are always remembered.

July of 1981


 

 

Black Hawk County Jail to Begin Hiring Civilian Detention Officers


After several years of exploring potential efficiencies for jail division staffing, and pursuant to recent successful contract negotiations with the deputy’s union, Sheriff Tony Thompson has elected to begin the process of soliciting and hiring civilian detention officers to transition most of the jail deputy positions currently found in the jail staff.


Press Release: BHCSO Civilian Detention Officer

General Job Description

Basic Qualifications


Hiring Process

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!

Day/Time
City
Location
July 19th 6:30pm Raymond Raymond City Hall, 101 1st Street, Raymond
August 16th 6:30pm
Gilbertville American Legion Post 714, 1110 6th St., Gilbertville
September 15th 6:30pm La Porte City Union Community School Board Room, 200 Adams Street, La Porte City
October 5th 5:30pm Dewar Dewar Community Center, 1737 North Raymond Road, Dewar



 Deputy of the Year 2015 Matt Reams



2015 Deputy of the Year Press Release

Deputy of the Year Webpage


Sheriff's Office Releases 2015 Annual Report



2015 Annual Report (.pdf)

Annual Report Press Release 

  





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)

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

New Fees ---> HERE



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