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. - noon and 1:00 - 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.
County Sheriff: Joe Yocum
Chief Deputy: Dan Hejl
Civil Process Sgt: Dave Wood
Special Services Sgt: Dan Nantkes
Patrol Sgt: Mike Vance
Training Sgt: Christina Hitz
Deputies: Ron Down, Nathen Gortemaker, Shannon Stone, Russ Frazey and Chad Smith
K-9 Unit: Deputy Josh Alloway and partner Whiskey
Staff Assistant II: Dina Nolan
Staff Assistant I: Chelsea Smith
Jail Administrator: Terry Kamprath
Jail Supervisor: Sharon Reinmiller
Correction Officers: Tanya Woolsey, Dave Urbach, Janice Vance, Adam Vandeloo, Mark Robotham, Aliscia Alley and Daniel Howard