Winnebago County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff David Peterson

Sheriff's Office
935 Highway 69 North
Forest City, IA 50436

Law Enforcement Center

935 Highway 69 North
Forest City, IA 50436
Patrol Dispatch: 641-585-2828
Emergency: 911

Civil Office

HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, except weekends & holidays
Phone: 641-585-7590
Fax: 641-585-3239

Jail Division

Phone: 641-585-3236
Fax: 641-585-8811





The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office provides primary law enforcement for all of rural Winnebago County, as well as the cities of Leland, Thompson, Scarville, and Rake. Winnebago County is located in north central Iowa. The County is agricultural based and is also the home to several world class manufacturing companies.