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Sheriff


We strive to ensure the safety and well being of all citizens throughout Hettinger County as well as visitors to our county.  We push to embed strong relationships within the county by integrating community policing philosophies to develop strong working partnerships within our communities.
Please feel free to stop in or contact us with any questions, comments, or concerns that you may have. 
We hope that all communities can work together to keep this great county one of the safest places in the country to live and work.

MISSION STATEMENT
Our mission at the Hettinger County Sheriff’s Office is:
  •  To safeguard the freedoms and preserve life and property of all citizens within Hettinger County by providing quality law enforcement.
  •  To maintain order and encourage respect for the rule of law by integrating a "Fair but Firm" enforcement strategy.
  •  To earn respect of all citizens within Hettinger County by maintaining a professional, well trained, and accountable work force that carries out their duties with  fairness, tolerance, and equality to the best of their ability.
  •  To identify and resolve community problems and concerns through community oriented policing and interaction strategies in a timely manner.
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND FEES
Administrative services are available during office hours, Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. The office is closed on weekends and federal holidays. Hettinger County Sheriff's office reserves the right to postpone or decline a service request under exceptional circumstances. 

CIVIL PROCESS
Civil process service fees are billed to the requesting party following successful service or service attempt(s). 
Base service fee + ZIP CODE fee + large document printing fee (if applicable) = total fees billed. 
Base fee    $30.00 
(Mott 58646)  $9.00
(New Leipzig/Bentley 58562) $18.00
(Regent 58650) $18.00
(New England 58647) $36.00
(Reeder 58649) $36.00

Print Fee for documents over (10) pages (if sent electronically) $1.00/extra page
Other Government Agencies fee $0.00
Service documents can be mailed to: Hettinger County Sheriff's Office at PO Box 157 Mott, ND 58647 or 336 Pacific Ave Mott, ND 58646. For electronic delivery, send to tkruger@nd.gov. 

INCIDENT REPORT REQUESTS
We furnish public records in compliance with 5 U.S.C. § 552, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) within a reasonable amount of time. Records which are not subject FOIA requests include juvenile records (some exceptions apply), active investigations and cases which are not yet adjudicated, case materials which did not originate from Hettinger County Sheriff’s Office, and some personnel records. Hettinger County Sheriff’s Office will not generate reports or materials to fulfill a FOIA request for a record that does not exist and may withhold certain materials which may be sensitive in nature, when directed to do so by the Hettinger County State's Attorney's Office. 
  • Written documents, such as Police Reports        $5.00 fee per report
  • Videos or Images (provided via disk)                        $10.00 per disk
  • Identity Theft Reports                                                        $0.00 Victim Fee (per NDCC 51-31-04)
REPORTING IDENTITY THEFT
HCSO will investigate reports of identity theft. Gather all available accompanying documents to be reviewed by the investigating deputy. You are entitled to receive a copy of your incident report free of charge.
Take the following step as soon as possible. Contact one of the credit reporting agencies to file a free Fraud Alert.

  • EXPERIAN - file online at www.experian.com
  • TRANSUNION - file online at www.transunion.com
  • EQUIFAX - file online at www.equifax.com
Report the identity theft to the card issuer or financial institution to prevent additional charges on the account. 

24/7 SOBRIETY PROGRAM
Hettinger County participates in the North Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program. This program consists of an Alcohol Monitoring portion (twice daily breath tests or ankle monitor) and the Drug Patch portion. For more information about this program, please refer to https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/24-7-sobriety-program/

Individuals charged with, convicted of, or has an alcohol or drug-related offense may be court-ordered to enroll in the program as directed by their court-ordered conditions of release, sentence etc. Individuals required to enroll in the 24/7 Program must first contact our office to schedule an in-person appointment to enroll for compliance with the court order. Call 701-824-2935.
PBT (preliminary breath test)       $1.00 per test       REQUIRED (2) tests daily
                                                                                OR
SCRAM ankle monitor                       $6.00 per day       INITIAL setup/deposit  $134.00 ($25 setup+$25 removal+$84 for 1st 2 wks)

DRUG PATCH                                           $60.00 per patch

HIGHWAY PATROL CRASH REPORTS
Crash reports can be obtained from the North Dakota Department of Transportation at
 https://www.dot.nd.gov/travel-and-safety/safety/purchase-crash-report

CONTACT:             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Crisis and Suicide Hotline     988-Suicide-Prevention-Navy
Sheriff Sarah Warner
swarner@nd.gov

Chief Deputy Kyle Christenson
ktchristenson@nd.gov

EMERGENCY: 911
ND STATE RADIO
(for Non-Emergency 911 Dispatching)
1-800-472-2121  or
701-328-9921

OFFICE PHONE: 701-824-2935
OFFICE FAX:  701-824-4387
MAILING ADDRESS:
336 Pacific Ave
PO Box 157
Mott, ND 58646