Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Phone: 507-765-3874, option #1
Fax: 507-765-2703
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 John DeGeorge
Fillmore County Sheriff
901 Houston St. NW
Preston, MN 55965
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The Fillmore County Sheriff is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of Fillmore County, responsible for enforcing state statute and protecting the Constitution of the United States as well as the Constitution of the State of Minnesota. The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office maintains approximately 50 employees including 19 full-time Deputy Sheriffs. The The Sheriff's Office also provides contracted law enforcement services for the cities of Spring Valley, Wykoff, Ostrander, Harmony, Canton and Mabel. The Sheriff is in charge of the Fillmore County Jail and the emergency 911 dispatch center for all public safety throughout Fillmore County. The Sheriff's Office maintains several divisions and programs to include: 
  • Fillmore County Jail, led by the Jail Administrator and staffed by Detention Deputies
  • 911 Dispatch Division, led by Lead Dispatcher and staffed by 911 Dispatchers
  • Patrol Division, let by Patrol Sergeants and staffed by Fillmore County Deputies
  • Criminal Investigations Division, led by the Captain and staffed by Investigators
  • Crime Prevention Program, led and staffed by Investigations Division
  • Narcotics Investigator, assigned to the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team (VCET)
  • Civil Process Division, let by the Lieutenant
  • Training Division, led and staffed by Training Deputies
  • Field Training Officers (FTO), led and staffed by Training Deputies
  • D.A.R.E. Program, led and staffed by D.A.R.E. certified Deputies
  • Administrative and financial account management, led by the Account Technician
  • Permit to Purchase and Permit to Carry a firearm program
  • Court Security Program, let and staffed by Court Security Deputies
  • Fillmore County Emergency Management, led and staffed by the Emergency Management Director/Deputy Sheriff
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