Seward County Sheriff

The Seward County Sheriff's Office is located at 261 South 8th Street in Seward, NE 68434. Phone: (402) 643-2359. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Friday.


Functions of the Sheriff's Office

The Seward County Sheriff, elected to a four-year term, is responsible for maintaining law and order in rural areas of the county and in the towns and villages not having police departments. The office investigates criminal offenses and traffic accidents, enforces traffic laws, and serves as County Coroner in death investigations. Other duties include: collecting delinquent property taxes, execution of court orders and, serving summonses, subpoenas and warrants. The office handles prisoner transport, court security, and extradition of prisoners from other states. The Sheriff's Office offers crime prevention, personal safety, senior citizen safety, and Operation Identification. The office also supports and actively participates in programs like McGruff House, DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), and Crime Stoppers.

Sheriff Office Increases Bus Violation Enforcement

The Seward County Sheriff's Office request for funding their effort to make highways safer for school children was approved. Read the Press Release for more information.


Sheriff Office Staff

County Sheriff: Joe Yocum

Chief Deputy: Dan Hejl

Civil Process Sgt: Dave Wood

Training Sgt K-9 Unit: Mike Vance and K-9 Igor

Deputies:Craig Corder, Russ Frazey, Jonathan Lintz, Lisa Pilcher, Erin Fitzgerald, Terry Duffy, Cord Becker, Mavrick Minzel, Ethan Epley and Nick Bridgmon

Reserve/Part-time Deputies:Tim Huntington, Dave Frye, Chad Smith and Christopher Bigsby

Senior Executive Assistant: Dina Nolan

Executive Assistant: Chelsea Smith

Dentention Center Director: Maria Hatfield

Dentention Center Supervisor: Sharon Reinmiller

Detention Center Officers: Aliscia Alley, Josh Chess, Kenneth Elliott, Cody Bailey, Tawnya Lathen, Trevor Beard and James Palensky




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