Deputy Patrol935 Highway 69 North
Forest City, IA 50436
Dispatch Patrol Phone: 641-585-2828
Sheriff Steve Hepperly has been with the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office since 1992. He was elected Sheriff in 2020.
Deputies are the backbone of the law enforcement services for Winnebago County. Patrol Deputies are the first responders for emergency dispatch, criminal investigations, accident investigations, civil service, court services and every type of call for service.
The Sheriff's Office is involved in the Rx Prescription Drug take back program and is involved in the National night out. The Sheriff's Office is also involved in D.A.R.E., a national program which brings educational information to schools about drug abuse. The Sheriff's Department also has two K-9 Officers actively engaged in drug enforcement and tracking services. Winnebago County Deputies are involved in state and regional intelligence organizations and are constantly upgrading their training to bring the highest quality of service to Winnebago County.
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office provides primary law enforcement for all of rural Winnebago County, as well as the cities of Buffalo Center, Leland, Thompson, Scarville, and Rake.
The Winnebago County Deputies provide 24/7 patrol services. Deputies live within the communities they serve and are friends and neighbors to our citizens.