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
Patrol Sgt K-9 Unit: Mike Vance and K-9 Igor
Training Sgt: Christina Hitz
Deputies: Ron Down, Craig Corder, Russ Frazey, Jonathan Lintz, Lisa Borges, Jonathan Lintz, Erin Fitzgerald, Terry Duffy, Cord Becker and Mavrick Minzel
Court Security Deputies:Terry Duffy and Erin Fitzgerald
Office Manager: Dina Nolan
Staff 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 and Trevor Beard