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Department Alert

The Public Safety Building will be closed on designated holidays which can be found by on the blue bar at the bottom of this page and clicking on Upcoming Holidays. 

Please note that our office will remain open (24 hrs. a day, everyday) to those wishing to apply for a Weapons Permit.  Please use the intercom in the lobby, and someone will assist you as soon as possible.

The Sheriff's Office is taking fingerprints by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 641-623-5679, option #1.

Sheriff's Office

4802 Barnes City Rd.
Montezuma, IA 50171
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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 297
Montezuma, IA 50171

Contact Information

641-623-5120 (Fax)


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Weapon permit applications are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.

Holiday Closures

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Sheriff LogoI would like to welcome you to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office Website.  The Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office strives hard to facilitate the needs of our community.  This website should help the community in understanding the services that we offer and the aspects of our agency.

- Thomas E. Kriegel, Sheriff

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