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 Law Enforcement Association is hosting a tactical pistol competition for certified law enforcement officers on Saturday June 17th, 2017 at the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office Training Center. The purpose of this competition is to raise money for the BHCLEA. Each year during the holiday season, the BHCLEA sponsors 10 area families that are less fortunate, and spend roughly $4,000 to buy Christmas presents for their children. Every spring, the BHCLEA also sponsors area high school post prom activities. Registration is limited to the first 150 competitors. For additional information, please contact the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, or email Deputy Meyer at ameyer@bhcso.org to register. Prizes will be awarded for top competitors, including a Glock 43 Donated by Cedar Valley Outfitters in Marion, IA.

Registration can be competed by filling out and turning in the brochure form with payment.

2017 BHCLEA Registration Flyer

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

 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!

April 11th 6:30pm Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main Street, Cedar Falls
May 16th  6:30pm Raymond Raymond City Hall, 101 1st Street, Raymond
June 15th  6:30pm Janesville Riviera Roose Community Center, 307 Maple St., Janesville


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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